Table 1.

Characteristics of E. coli strains used in this study

StrainSerotypestxGenotypeDisease association or sourceaSource or reference
EDL933O157:H7 stx 1 stx 2 BD 18
A8993 CS2O157:H7 stx 1 stx 2 BD 8
HUSCL8O157:H7 stx 1 stx 2 HUS 10
H19O26:H11 stx 1 28
C600(933W) stx 2 Laboratory strain
C600(H19J) stx 1 Laboratory strain
1858/96O103:H2 stx 1 D 23
2905/96O103:H2 stx 1 D 23
3942/96O103:H2 stx 1 HUS 23
PMK3O103:H2 stx 1 HUS 12
UTIO103:H2 stx 1 HUS 31
TB-325AO26:H stx 1 D 2
ED-17O26:H stx 1 HUS 21
5080/97O26:H stx 1 stx 2 HUS 23
TB334O85:H stx 1 D 2
SK004O26:H stx 1 BD 23
5236/96O26:H11 stx 1 D 23
1639/77O111:H stx 1 BD 23
ED-31O111:H stx 1 HUS 21
78/92O111:H stx 1 HUS 21
SK003O111:H stx 1 stx 2 D 23
3574/92O157:H7 stx 2 HUS 3
702/88O157:H stx 2 HUS 1
1448/97O26:H11 stx 2 DThis study
ED-147O26:H11 stx 2 HUS 21
4993/96O26:H11 stx 2 D 21
6061/96O26:H11 stx 2 DThis study
3639/96O26:H11 stx 2 D 21
7828/95O103:H2 stx 1 stx 2 HUS 23
2969/99O103:H2 stx 2 HUSThis study
2791/97O103:H stx 2 HUSThis study
6366/97O111:H stx 1 stx 2 DThis study
6833/96O11:H2 stx 2 D 23
893/98O145:H stx 2 HUSThis study
5951/97O145:H stx 2 HUSThis study
6480/96O8:H stx 2 DThis study
E32511 O157:H stx 2c HUS 27
4865/96O145:H stx 2c HUSThis study
H.I.8O128:B12 stx 2f D 4
T4/97O128:H2 stx 2f Pigeon 26
E-D 365O18a,b:HND stx 2f Pigeon 26
E-D 371O45:HND stx 2f Pigeon 26
E-D 373O45:HND stx 2f Pigeon 26
T4/97O128:H2 stx 2f Pigeon 26
5598/97O128:H2 stx 2f Pigeon 26
  • a D, diarrhea; BD, bloody diarrhea; HUS, hemolytic-uremic syndrome; HND, H type not determined.