Table 2.

papG alleles versus other bacterial characteristics among 57 papG+ E. coliurosepsis isolates

Associated bacterial characteristic (n)No. (%) of strains with associated characteristic
II only (n = 52)III only (n = 4)II + III (n = 1)
pap +(57)51 (98)4 (100)1
 P bead agglutination (50)48 (92)a 1 (25)a 1
hly +(34)26 (50)4 (100)1
 Hemolysin production (32)24 (46)3 (75)1
iuc +(59)43 (83)a 1 (25)a 1
 Plasmid (16)7 (13)00
 Chromosomal (43)36 (69)1 (25)1
 Aerobactin production (51)37 (71)1 (25)0
pap+hly+ iuc(6)3 (6)a 3 (75)a 0
Antimicrobial resistance (41)22 (42)2 (50)1
B2 carboxylesterase B phenotype (47)36 (71)3 (75)b 1
10 O-UTI serogroups (52)40 (77)3 (75)1
 O6 or O18 (17)14 (27)3 (75)0
 O6 (non-O6:K2:H1) or O18 (7)4 (8)a 3 (75)a 0
10 O:K:H-pyelo serotypes (24)24 (46)00
  • a For II only versus III only,P < 0.05.

  • b Carboxylesterase B result was not available for one II-only strain; proportions shown are based on actual number tested.