Table 2.

Hybridization of eight sPCR probes with genomic DNA from urinary and fecal E. coli isolates

sPCR probeHybridization [no. (%)]aPb
UTI (n = 350)Fecal (n = 349)
P13′222 (64)149 (43)<0.0001
P37206 (59)123 (35)<0.0001
P69113 (32)89 (26)0.047
P5257 (74)218 (63)0.002
P10207 (59)129 (37)<0.0001
P24′268 (77)192 (55)<0.0001
P64203 (58)114 (33)<0.0001
P68218 (62)134 (38)<0.0001
  • a Urinary isolates are from women with first-time UTI; fecal isolates are from women without UTI infections (28).

  • b Comparison between UTI and fecal strains using chi-square test.