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AB and AB strains isolated from stool samples of patients with -associated diarrhoea (CDAD) were selected from the University Hospital Warsaw collection. The binary-toxin genes and were detected by PCR in five of the 41 AB strains tested, but in none of the 17 AB strains tested, giving 8.6 % prevalence (5/58) of binary-toxin-positive strains. All of the strains that were positive for binary-toxin genes were grouped into toxinotype IV, suggesting that in this institution toxinotype IV might dominate among the population of with binary-toxin genes.

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