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Table 1 Virulence genes and loci identified in 30 C. perfringens isolates

From: Genome analysis of Clostridium perfringens isolates from healthy and necrotic enteritis infected chickens and turkeys

Isolate State Type cnaD cnaA netB NELoc-1 NELoc-2 NELoc-3
C1 H A +    0 0 0
C3 H A     12 18 20
C7 H A +    3 100 20
C8 H A     9 100 20
C24 D A   + + 97 100 100
C25 D A   +   21 100 100
C26 D A   + + 100 100 100
C27 D A +    0 0 0
C31 D A   + + 100 100 100
C32 D A +    18 0 20
C33 D A + + + 88 100 80
C36 D A   + + 100 100 100
C37 D A    + 100 100 60
C41 D A    + 100 100 100
C48 D A + + + 94 100 100
C124 D A + + + 100 100 80
C125 D A    + 100 100 100
T1 D A +    0 100 0
T5 D A +    27 100 20
T6 D A +    27 0 40
T11 D A + + + 100 100 100
T14 D A +    27 100 40
T16 D A +    9 0 20
T46 D A +    12 100 40
T53 D A +   + 100 0 40
T84 D A +    12 100 40
T18 H A +    21 0 60
T22 H A   +   9 0 40
T34 H A     9 0 20
T43 H A +    12 100 20
  1. The + mark indicates gene presence in isolates from healthy (H) or diseased (D) chickens (C) and turkeys (T). The prevalence (in %) of NELoc-1, -2 and -3 genes are shown. High prevalence of genes is in italics