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Volume 4, Number 2—June 1998

Campylobacter jejuni Strains from Patients with Guillain-Barré Syndrome

Ban Mishu Allos*, Frank T. Lippy*, Andrea Carlsen*, Ronald G. Washburn†, and Martin J. Blaser*‡
Author affiliations: *Vanderbilt University School of Medicine,; ‡The Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA; †The Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA

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Table 1

Serotypes of Guillain-Barré syndrome—associated Campylobacter jejuni strains from the United States and Germany

Strain designation (O)a-
serotype (HL)b
serotype Location Age/sex
D459 93-002 19 77 Florida 79F
D2769 93-006 2 4 Maine F
D4262 84-158 19 84 Germany 59F
D4266 84-196 2 4 Germany 24M
D4267 84-197 8,17 40 Germany 71F
D4808 93-001 1 4 Washington 57M

aO = heat-stable.
bHL = heat-labile.
cDesignated strain number assigned by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Campylobacter Reference Laboratory.
dDesignated strain number in the Vanderbilt Campylobacter/Helicobacter strain collection.

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