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Table 2 Phage type distribution of Salmonella Serovars Enteritidis and Typhimurium

From: Prevalence and characterization of Salmonella among humans in Ghana

  Sample types
Phage type Stoola Fecal sludgeb Blooda Blood/stoolc No. of isolates (%)
S. Enteritidis
 PT1    2 1 3 (6.5)
 PT4   1 1 2 4 (8.7)
 PT4B     1 1 (2.2)
 PT8     1 1 (2.2)
 PT14B   2   8 10 (21.7)
 PT14C 1    3 4 (8.7)
 PT34    1   1 (2.2)
 RDNC    1 18 19 (41.3)
 NT   1   2 3 (6.5)
 Total 1 4 5 36 46
S. Typhimurium
 DT1     5 5 (17.9)
 DT22 1   3   3 (10.7)
 DT99    2   2 (7.1)
 DT120     1 1 (3.6)
 DT197   1   2 3 (10.7)
 RDNC 1   4 1 6 (21.4)
 NT   1 6   7 (25.0) 1
 Total 2 2 15 9 28 2
  1. aBlood and stool prospectively collected from patients at the two hospitals
  2. bFecal sludge collected from public toilets in slum communities
  3. cBlood and stool retrospectively collected from patients at the Korle Bu teaching hospital