TABLE 1.

Sources and characteristics of the 29 isolates investigated in this study

SerovarYr of isolationStrainOriginSourcePresence of genePFGE profilePlasmid analysisReference
V. parahaemolyticus toxRtlhtdhtrhGroup-specific PCRNotI typesSfiI typesNo. of plasmidsSize(s) (kb)
O1:K11965ATCC17802JapanHuman++NDa07070
O1:K251999VPHY191ThailandHuman++++1203018
O1:KUT1998AV-16000BangladeshHuman++++120221.8, 2.522
1999VPHY123ThailandHuman++++1204018
O2:K282002UCM-V493SpainSediment++01101100
O2:KUT2002UCM-V495SpainMollusk++031612.5
O3:K41970ATCC43996UKHuman+++ND1711NDND
O3:K532003UCM-V553SpainMollusk++161562.5, 3.5, 5.5, 6.0, 7.0, 11
O3:K61996VP81IndiaHuman++++09010
199797LVP2LaosHuman++++0901022
1998AN-8373BangladeshHuman++++0902022
1998JKY-VP6JapanHuman++++100612.522
1997DOH-958 15TaiwanHuman++++090313.522
1998BE98-2062USAHuman++++130315.022
1998VP47ThailandHuman++++090312.522
1998VP2KoreaHuman++++1101022
1999VPHY67ThailandHuman++++1301018
1985AQ4037Int. travelerHuman+++150923.5, 3026
O3:K71978NCTC11344UKHuman+++06140
O4:K11199930824SpainHuman+++05130
199930825SpainHuman+++041213.5
1998428/00SpainHuman+++051333.7, 5.5, 60
1999447/00SpainHuman+++041213.5
O4:K37AT4JapanSeawater+++1818017
O4:K681998AN-5034BangladeshHuman++++0804022
1999VPHY145ThailandHuman++++080521.8, 2.518
O4:KUT2002UCM-V441SpainMollusk++14080
200252834SpainHuman+++0513260, 140
O8:K222003UCM-V586SpainMollusc++02170
  • a ND, not determined.