TABLE 1.

Subspecies distribution of clinical isolatesa

Subsp.No. of isolates examined (%) by site:
WoundRespiratoryOther
P. multocida subsp. multocida2 (14)10 (71)2 (14)
P. multocida subsp. septica4 (67)1 (17)1 (17)
  • a The clinical isolates are grouped into either P. multocida subsp. multocida or P. multocida subsp. septica by 16S rDNA sequence and REP-PCR pattern. They are also separated by their respective clinical sites. Numbers and percentages for each clinical site within the subspecies are shown.