Table 3

Virulence factor content of the 11 major clonal complexes

A

B2

D


Bacterial determinants

All

All

A

CC2

(n = 13)

CC66

(n = 11)

All

B2

CC1

(n = 17)

CC4

(n = 17)

CC36

(n = 7)

CC6

(n = 5)

CC32

(n = 6)

CC10

(n = 8)

CC40

(n = 7)

CC43

(n = 5)

CC3

(n = 10)

papC

79

9

4

3

60

15*

13*

7*

2

5*

8*

5

1**

3

papG II

47

2

1

0*

36

15*

12*

4

2

0**

0**

0**

1

3

papG III

27

0

0

0

27

0

4

0

5*

7*

5*

0

0

Sfa

47

1

0*

1

46

2**

16*

7*

1

8*

5*

0**

0*

hlyC

51

2

0*

1

48

3**

15*

7*

0**

5*

7*

7*

1

0*

cnf1

48

1

0*

1

47

2§**

15*

7*

0**

5*

8*

7*

0**

0*

iucC

106

23

9

10§

52

15§**

15§**

5

5

1*

0*

3

4

7

iron

93

15

7

63

15*

16*

7*

1**

4

8*

7*

1**

fyuA

125

19

8

8

80

17*

17*

7

5

6

8

7

5

4*


Data are displayed as number of isolates. CC, clonal complex; papC, P fimbriae; papGII, adhesin PapG class II; papGIII, adhesin PapG class III; sfa, S fimbriae; hlyC, hemolysinC; cnf1, cytotoxic necrotizing factor; iucC, iron uptake system (IUS) aerobactin; fyuA, IUS yersiniabactin; iroN, IUS salmochelin.

§p < 0.1 for considered CC vs. all other isolates.

* p < 0.05 for considered CC vs. all other isolates.

** p < 0.05 for considered CC vs. all other B2 isolates.

Jaureguy et al. BMC Genomics 2008 9:560   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-9-560

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