TABLE 2.

Distribution of EHEC O157 putative PAIs in E. coli strains

E. coliSerogroupNo. of strains
ExaminedPositive for:
O#7O#43O#48O#43 + O#48O#122
EHECO18200000
O2612182212
O45330002
O86101001
O103332003
O111881078
O118301113
O121111001
O123100011
O128110000
O145404004
O152110000
O1572323a0617a23
EPECO26922149
O45110001
O55431004
O86201000
O103220002
O111331113
O114110001
O125302002
O127501005b
O128633105
NDc311113
EAEC840000
ETEC1051000
NTEC803000
Nonpathogenicd500000
  • a Including reference strain EDL 933.

  • b Including reference strain E2348/69.

  • c ND, not determined.

  • d Strains showing no virulence genes associated with the other pathogroups.