Table 9

Serotypes of atypical EPEC Cluster 2 strains

Serotypea

No. strains

Originb

%


O28:[H28]c

4

h (4)

3.8

O49:H10

3

h (1), a (2)c

2.8

O51:H49

3

h (3)

2.8

O55:H7

2

h (2)

1.9

O63:H6

2

h (2)

1.9

O69:H16

2

a (2)

1.9

O108:H9d

6

a (6)

5.7

O111:H19

3

h (3)

2.8

O113:H6

2

h (2)

1.9

O114:[H49]

5

h (5)

4.7

O115:[H38]

3

h (3)

2.8

O123:H45

2

h (2)

1.9

O125:H6

3

h (3)

2.8

O128:[H2]

10

h (9), a (1)

9.4

O145:[H28]d

2

h (2)

1.9

O145:[H34]

5

h (5)

4.7

O157:[H16]

4

h (3), f (1)

3.8

O157:H26

2

h (2)

1.9

Ont:[H2]

3

h (1), a (2)

2.8

Ont:H6

2

a (2)

1.9

singlee

38

see footnote to table

35,8

Total

106

100.0


a)in bold: serotypes previously associated with Stx-production [3].

b)Origin and numbers (in brackets) of strains h = human, a = animal, f = food

c)One strain was positive for the ehxA gene

d)All strains were positive for ehxA

e)serotypes and strains represented each by one isolate only: O4:H16 (a), O5:H- (a), O5:H11d (a), O8:[H10] (h), O9:H10 (h), O26:[H11] (a), O37:H10 (a), O45:H9 (h), O62:H9d (a), O65:[H25] (h), O69:[H2) (h), O70:H2 (h), O88:H8 (h), O102:[H19] (h),O103:H2d (h), O119:H9 (h), O123:[H25] (h), O127:[H19] (h), O127:H21 (h), O145:H1d (a), O145:H19d (a), O150:H8 (f), O157:H2 (a), O157:H39 (h), O168:[H33] (h), O177:H26 (h), O177:H6 (a), Ont:H7d (a), Ont:H10 (h), Ont:H11 (a), Ont:H14 (h), Ont:[H24] (h), Ont:[H26] (h), Ont:H40 (h), Ont:[H52] (h), Orough:H6 (h), Orough:H9 (h), and Orough:H10 (h).

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