TABLE 3.

Virulence factor presence or absence in sequenced genomes

Virulence factorPresence (+) or absence (-)a of virulence factor in isolate:
E24377AB7ATW10598TW10722TW10828TW11681TW14425
etpA+++++
estA++++++
eltA++++
eatA+++++
ast+++
fimH+++++++
ecpA+++++
tiab
tibA++
leoAc
clyA++++++
lngAd++
  • a A “+” indicates gene presence based on >75% nucleotide identity over >50% of the gene length. Data for isolates E24377A and B7A were obtained from Rasko et al. (54).

  • b Fleckenstein et al. (22).

  • c Fleckenstein et al. (23).

  • d Gomez-Duarte et al. (27).