TABLE 1.

Clinical isolates of L. monocytogenes received from states during the period of the study and other characterizations

StateNo. of isolates
TotalSerotype 4bOutbreak PFGEa profilesOther PFGE profiles
Alaska111
Alabama212
Arizona161395
California4814534
Colorado8742
Connecticut4320233
Delaware111
Florida12327
Georgia3619429
Iowa2211
Illinois1610311
Indiana4331
Kansas11
Kentucky111
Massachusetts161259
Maryland166114
Maine11
Michigan151196
Minnesota198216
Missouri313
Nebraska313
New York39261222
Ohio66432533
Oklahoma12819
Oregon229113
Pennsylvania12856
Rhode Island5213
South Carolinab111
Tennessee16767
Texas655
Vermont222
West Virginia222
    Total447247108277
  • a E0, E1, or E3 profile.

  • b Patient was a resident of West Virginia.