TABLE 7.

Prevalence of ColV and ColBM plasmids in the ExPEC subpathotypes

Plasmids% of strains
APEC (n = 96)NMEC (n = 91)UPEC (n = 96)
ColV or ColBM type (hlyF, repA, iss, iroN, cvaC, or cma)66.758.25.2
ColBM type (hlyF, repA, iss, iroN, or cma)31.320.91
pAPEC-O103-ColBM type harboring uspA (hlyF, repA, iss, iroN, cma, or uspA)16.715.42.1