TABLE 1.

Goose-specific marker DNAs isolated using suppression subtractive hybridization

Marker DNA% of E. coli isolates hybridizing with marker DNA probes
Goose isolates (n = 135)aHuman isolates (n = 210)
GA927.41.9
GB248.13.3
GD530.49.1
GE323.67.2
GE1148.14.8
GF520.710.0
GG1131.11.0
  • a n is the total number of strains examined by colony hybridization.