L. monocytogenes isolates used in this study

Isolate no.Previous isolate no.SourceaOriginSerotypehly typecactA typecEcoRI ribotypecLineagec
FSL J1-038HO413CDCHuman1/2b14DUP-1042I
FSL J2-039NAbCUVDLTurkey4b13DUP-1042I
FSL J2-045NACUVDLSheep4b14DUP-1042I
FSL J1-051HO436CDCHuman4b14DUP-1052I
FSL J2-064NACUVDLCow1/2b13DUP-1052I
FSL J2-003NACUVDLCow1/2a23DUP-1030II
FSL J2-017NACUVDLCow1/2a24DUP-1030II
FSL J1-022DD942, NCTC 4885Qualicon, Inc.Human1/2c24DUP-1030II
FSL J1-047HO478CDCHuman1/2c24DUP-1039II
FSL C1-1172007202CTDOHHuman1/2a24DUP-1039II
FSL J2-068NACUVDLHorse4c1b4DUP-1059III
FSL X1-002L99S. NotermansFood4a4a3DUP-1059III
FSL W1-110DD 3823Qualicon, Inc.NA4c4a3DUP-1055III
FSL W1-111DD 6821Qualicon, Inc.NA4c4b3DUP-1032III
FSL J1-158NACUFSLGoat4b4b3DUP-10142III
  • a CDC, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; CUVDL, Cornell University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory; CTDOH, Connecticut Department of Health; CUFSL, Cornell University Food Safety Laboratory.

  • b NA, information not available.

  • c Determinations of hly types, actA types, EcoRI ribotypes, and lineages were performed as described in references 16 and 30.