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Table 2 Clostridium difficile isolated from healthy slaughter age pigs in Canada.

From: Clostridium difficile and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureusshedding by slaughter-age pigs

Ribotype n (%) TT PFGE Toxin genes tcdC Farms Provinces
078 20 (67%) V NAP7 tcdA, tcdB, cdtB 39 bp deletion, C184T mutation 12 A, B, C, E
S6 3 (10%) V NAP7-like tcdA, tcdB, cdtB 39 bp deletion, C184T mutation 2 E
MOH-S 2 (6.7%) 0 Non-epidemic clone tcdA, tcdB Wild-type 1 A
R 1 (3.3%) 0 Non-epidemic clone tcdA, tcdB Wild-type 1 C
S7 1 (3.3%) V NAP7 tcdA, tcdB, cdtB 39 bp deletion, C184T mutation 1 E
OVCAA 1 (3.3%) 0 Non-epidemic clone tcdA, tcdB 18 bp deletion 1 A
OVCJ 2 (6.7%) NA NT None NA 2 B
  1. TT: Toxinotype
  2. NA: not applicable
  3. NT: Not tested