TABLE 1.

Salmonella strains used for inclusivity PCR tests and results of preliminary screening

Serotype (subspecies)SerogroupTotal no. of strainsNo. of strains selected for prescreeningNo. of strains testing positive with primer set:
P1-P2S18-S19ST11-ST15139-141
Enteritidis (I)D160101091010
Typhimurium (I)B601010101010
Hadar (I)C2-C3511111
Virchow (I)C1511111
Infantis (I)C1511111
Heidelberg (I)B511111
Newport (I)C2-C3511111
Brandenburg (I)B511111
Saintpaul (I)B2011111
Agona (I)B511111
Blockley (I)C2-C3511111
Bovismorbificans (I)C2-C3511111
Bredeney (I)B511111
Derby (I)B511111
Dublin (I)D1511111
Livingstone (I)C1511111
Montevideo (I)C1511111
Paratyphi B (I)B511111
Senftenberg (I)E42b
Litchfield (I)C2-C32
Typhi (I)D12
42:r:- (II)T211111
9,12:z:z39 (II)D111111
48:d:z6 (II)Y1
42:b:e,n,x,z15 (II)T1
30:1,z28,z6 (II)N1
21:g,z51:- (IIIa)L111101
47:r:- (IIIa)X1
18:z4,z32:- (IIIa)K1
50:z:z52 (IIIb)Z11111a1
47:1,v:z (IIIb)X1
18:i,v:z (IIIb)K1
16:z4,z32:- (IV)I111111
48:g,z51:- (IV)Y1
11:z4,z23:- (IV)F1
44:r:- (V)V11001a1
66:z65:- (V)1
48:z35:- (V)Y1
45:a:e,n,x (VI)W111111
1,6,14,25:a:e,n,x (VI)H1
41:b:1,7 (VI)S1
Total2424342414243
  • a Only faint fragments were obtained but included as positive response.

  • b —, not included.