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Risk factors for infection with Campylobacter jejuni flaA genotypes

Unicomb, Leanne; O'Reilly, L C; Kirk, Martyn D; Stafford, Russell; Smith, H V; Becker, Niels; Patel, Mahomed; Gilbert, Gwendolyn L

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We aimed to explore Campylobacter genotype-specific risk factors in Australia. Isolates collected prospectively from cases recruited into a case-control study were genotyped using flaA restriction fragment-length polymorphism typing ( flaA genotyping). Exposure information for cases and controls was collected by telephone interview. Risk factors were examined for major flaA genotypes using logistic and multinomial regression. Five flaA genotypes accounted for 325 of 590 (55%) cases - flaA-6b...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/25105
Source: Epidemiology and Infection
DOI: 10.1017/S0950268807000246

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