Table 3

Adherence patterns of 509 isolates collected prospectively from 130 travellers with diarrhoea and their hybridization to the daaC probe.

Adherence pattern

Number of isolates showing pattern (n = 509)

Number (%) of isolates hybridizing to the daaC probe

AA

48

9 (18.8)

DA

52

28 (53.8)

AA/DA

49

22 (44.9)

Other adherence patterns (non AA or DA)

179

1 (0.6)

Non-adherent

181

2 (1.1)


AA = aggregative adherence; DA = diffuse adherence; AA/DA = elements of both aggregative and diffuse adherence

Snelling et al. BMC Microbiology 2009 9:269   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-9-269

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