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Table 3 Serotype distribution of isolates by animal source

From: Faecal shedding and strain diversity of Listeria monocytogenesin healthy ruminants and swine in Northern Spain

Animal source Serotype Total
  1/2a 1/2b 4b complexa 4c  
Sheep 4 - 16 - 20
Beef Cattle 4 - 37 1 42
Dairy Cattle 7 2 43 - 52
TOTAL 15 (13.2%) 2 (1.8%) 96 (84.2%) 1 (0.9%) 114
  1. a serotype 4b and the closely related, albeit rarely encountered serotype 4d and 4e