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Table 4 Distribution of virulence genes among different Salmonella serovars

From: Antimicrobial resistance profiles and virulence genotyping of Salmonella enterica serovars recovered from broiler chickens and chicken carcasses in Egypt

Serovars (n) Virulence genes (n)
invA csgD hilC bcfC Stn avrA mgtC ompF SopE1 pefA
S. Enteritidis (48) 48 44 42 28 36 20 18 6 0 0
S. Typhimurium (36) 36 36 6 16 12 14 16 16 0 0
S. Kentucky (12) 12 10 10 2 0 2 2 2 0 0
S. Molade (12) 12 10 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
S. Bargny (6) 6 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
S. Inganda (4) 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
S. Infantis (2) 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total (%) 120 (100%) 108 (90%) 72 (60%) 48 (40%) 48 (40%) 36 (30%) 36 (30%) 24 (20%) 0 0