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Table 1 Prevalence of Clostridium difficile detected in beef, cow, sheep, goat, camel and buffalo meat samples in Iran

From: Prevalence of Clostridium difficilein raw beef, cow, sheep, goat, camel and buffalo meat in Iran

Meat sample No. of samples No. ofC. difficile-positive samples No. of isolates positive for toxins Ribotype 078
    tcdA tcdB cdtB  
Beef 121 2 (1.65%) 2 2 2 2
Cow 106 1 (0.94%) 1 1 - -
Sheep 150 1 (0.67%) 1 1 0 -
Goat 92 3 (3.26%) 2 2 2 2
Buffalo 67 6 (8.96%) 5 6 3 3
Camel 124 0 (0.00%) - - - -
Total 660 13 (1.97%) 11 12 7 7