TABLE 2.

Molecular virulence gene profiles of E. coli isolates

Serotype (reference isolate)No. of isolatesLocus
bfpAehxAtoxBsaastx1stx2eaeterCureAihainvGspaPZ4326irp2fyuA
O121:H19 (TW08023)13+++++++
O121:H19 (TW08032)1++++++
O121:NM (DA-1)5+++++++
O121:NM (PT91-4)1++++++
O121:ND (TW08039)3+++++++
O121:ND (TW08042)1+++++
O113:H21 (CL-3)1+++++
XO3:NM (90-1787)1+++++
O103:H2 (TW08101)2++++++
O103:H2 (PMK5)2+++++
O26:H11 (TW08100)1+++++++++++
O111:H8 (3215-99)2+++++++++
O145:NM (TW08087)1+++++++++
K-121
O127:H6 (E2348/69)1+++
O157:H7 (EDL-933)3+++++++++++