Table 6

Serotypes of typical EPEC Cluster 2 strains

Serotypea

No. strains

%


O55:[H51]

1

3.7

O86:H8

5

18.5

O86:[H34]

4

14.8

O111:H2

1

3.7

O111:[H9]

3

11.1

O118:H5b

1

3.7

O119:[H6]

4

14.8

O119:[H52]

1

3.7

O126:H27

1

3.7

O142:H34

1

3.7

O157:[H45]

4

14.8

O186:[H45]

1

3.7

Total

27

100.0


a) All strains were from human faeces, except the O186:H45 strain which was from faeces of a domestic cat. In bold: serotypes previously associated with Stx-production [3]. H-type in [brackets] indicates presence of non-motile strains that were were investigated for their fliC genotype [44].

b) this strain was positive for the EHEC virulence associated katP gene

Bugarel et al. BMC Microbiology 2011 11:142   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-11-142

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