TABLE 2

Sequence-based comparison of CPS loci among C. jejuni strains in reference to clone SA isolate IA3902a

GroupNo. of isolatesYr of isolationSourceST(s)CC(s)Description
Reference
    IA390212006Sheep abortion821Penner serotype HS:1,8; whole genome sequenced
Clone SA
    Early-SA111991–1993Sheep abortion821CPS locus identical to that of IA3902
    Mid-SA31999–2000Sheep abortion821CPS locus identical to that of IA3902
    Recent-SA272003–2013Sheep abortion821CPS locus identical to that of IA3902
    Bovine-SA52003–2009Bovine abortion821CPS locus identical to that of IA3902
    Goat-SA42005–2010Goat abortion821CPS locus identical to that of IA3902
    Sheep-SA42008Sheep feces/bile821CPS locus identical to that of IA3902
    Bird-SA22004Chicken feces821CPS locus identical to that of IA3902
    Human-SA72003–2010Human enteritis821CPS locus identical to that of IA3902
Non-clone SA
    Early-U.S.11993Sheep abortion2121Rare; predicted progenitor of clone SA; CPS locus identical to that of IA3902
    Early-U.S.11993Sheep abortion441UARare, CPS locus divergent from that of IA3902
    Early/mid-U.S.61993–2004Sheep abortion5021Rare; 4 are identical to IA3902; 2 are divergent from IA3902
    Recent-U.S.102003–2010Sheep abortion38, 42, 43, 45, 607, 806, 982, 518948, 42, 21, 45, 607, 61CPS locus divergent from that of IA3902
    U.K.92003–2008Sheep abortion from U.K.21, 42, 45, 50, 206, 227, 27021, 42, 45, 206, 403CPS locus divergent from that of IA3902, except ST-50
Other
    Cont-111985Human enteritis4321NCTC 11168; divergent; nonabortifacient in guinea pigs
    Cont-212006Sheep feces6161OF48; divergent; nonabortifacient in guinea pigs
  • a ST, sequence type; CC, clonal complex; UA, unassigned.