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Table 1 Patient characteristics and sample properties of the 14 stool samples examined for this study

From: Characterizing the fecal microbiota of infants with botulism

Stool Sample Patient age (days) BoNT typea PCR result
1 CDC68129 14 Type B bont/B
2 CDC68058 16 Type F bont/F
3 CDC69068 21 Type B bont/B
4 CDC68083 25 Type Ab bont/A bont/B
5 CDC68116 28 Type A bont/A
6 CDC68192 50 Type B bont/B
7 CDC68090 120 Type B bont/B
8 CDC68126 270 Type B bont/B
9 CDC68053 17 None Negative
10 CDC69114 46 None Negative
11 CDC68112 63 None Negative
12 CDC68122 90 None Negative
13 CDC69062 120 None Negative
14 CDC69078 350 None Negative
  1. aBoNT type refers to the botulinum toxin type detected in each corresponding sample via mouse bioassay
  2. bIn this case, the isolate of BTPC not only produced BoNT serotype A, but also harbored an unexpressed gene encoding bont/B