TABLE 3.

Association of serotype Typhimurium phage types 1a/6B (DT2), 4/3 (DT8), and 1aPhi4/6B (DT46) with avian sources in Germany between 1974 and 1996

SourceTotal no. of serotype Typhimurium cultures% Isolates of indicated phage type
4/3 (DT8)1aPhi4/6B (DT46)1a/6B (DT2)
Cattle11,5580.61.40.5
Pigs3,7010.52.71.2
Domestic fowl3,5285.02.22.8
Waterfowl2,85418.136.61.5
Pigeons5,5730.30.367.6