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Table 2 Molecular characterization of Clostridium difficile isolates

From: Preliminary studies on isolates of Clostridium difficile from dogs and exotic pets

IDa Toxin genes NTSb Toxinotype RT ST MIC0/MICS to MZc
D18 tcdA, tcdB NA 0 014
D21 + NA 123
D24d tcdA, tcdB NA 0 014 128/96
D57 tcdA, tcdB NA 0 358
D66 tcdA, tcdB NA 0 014
D83d + NA 010 48/32
E6 NA New 347
  1. RT PCR-ribotype, ST sequence type, MIC0: initial minimal inhibitory concentration to metronidazole (μg/ml), MIC S : minimal inhibitory concentration to metronidazole after repeated passages (μg/ml), MZ metronidazole, NA not applicable, D dog’s strain, E exotic species strain; aisolate identification; bnon-toxigenic strains PCR; cinitial metronidazole-resistant isolates stability experiment results; dmetronidazole and multidrug-resistant isolates