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Table 4 Prevalence of virulence-associated genes in avian Salmonella spp.

From: Characterization of Salmonella spp. isolated from chickens in Central China

Gene S. Enteritidis S. Typhimurium S. Gallinarum S. Pullorum Others Total (%)
(n = 14) (n = 11) (n = 16) (n = 38) (n = 5)
sodC1 4 98.8
spvC 100
spvB 100
spiA 100
pagC 100
cdtB ° ° ° ° ° 0
msgA 100
invA 100
sipB 100
prgH 100
spaN 100
orgA 100
tolC 100
iroN 100
sitC 100
lpfC 100
sifA 100
sopB 100
sefA 10 98.8
pipA 100
ttrC 100
misL 100
siiE 100
mgtB 100
spi4D 100
shdA 100
sopE 9 4 96.4
  1. • indicates the presence of the gene;
  2. ° indicates that the gene does not exist