Pulsed-field Gel Electrophoresis for Salmonella Infection Surveillance, Texas, USA, 2007
Published Date:Jun 2010
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 16(6):983-985.
Electrophoresis, Gel, Pulsed-Field
Interviews As Topic
Pulsed-field Gel Electrophoresis
Description:To identify sources of transmission for area clusters, in 2007 the Houston Department of Health and Human Services conducted an 8-month study of enhanced surveillance of Salmonella infection. Protocol included patient interviews and linking the results of interviews to clusters of pulsed-field gel electrophoresis patterns detected by the local PulseNet laboratory.
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