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Table 2 Serotype, sequence type, characteristics and isolation information of strains of E. coli used in this study

From: Prevalence, distribution and evolutionary significance of the IS629 insertion element in the stepwise emergence of Escherichia coliO157:H7

No. Name Other name Serotype stx Special characteristics ST CC Source Year Reference
      GUD SOR plasmid      
1 Sakai BAA 460 O157:H7 1, 2 - - pO157 66 A6 Japan 1996 NC_002695
2 EDL 933 700927 O157:H7 1,2 - - pO157 66   USA 1982 AE005174
3 EC 4115   O157:H7 1, 2 - - pO157 66   USA 2006 NC_011353
4 TW 14359   O157:H7 1, 2 - - pO157 66   USA 2006 CP001368
5 EDL 931 35150 O157:H7 1, 2 - - pO157 66     [26]
6 MA6   O157:H7 2 - - pO157 66   Malaysia 1998 [6]
7 550654   O157:H7 2 - - pO157 66   USA 2009  
8 FDA 413   O157:H7 2 - - pO157 66     [10]
9 G5101   O157:H7 1, 2 + - pO157 65 A5 USA 1995 [11]
10 1628   O157:H7 1, 2 + - pO157 65     [32]
11 1659   O157:H7 1, 2 + - pO157 65     [11]
12 EC 97144 TW 10707 O157:H7 1, 2 + + pO157 65   Japan 1997 [33]
13 EC 96038 TW 10201 O157:H7 1, 2 + + pO157 65     [11]
14 EC 96012 TW 10189 O157:H7 1, 2 + + pO157 65     [11]
15 493-89   O157:H- 2 + + pSFO157 75 A4 Germany 1989 [11]
16 5412-89   O157:H- 2 + + pSFO157 75   Germany 1989 [34]
17 H56929 TW 09159 O157:H- 2 + + pSFO157 76   Finland 1999 [11]
18 H56909 TW 09162 O157:H- 2 + + pSFO157 76   Finland 1999 [11]
19 H 1085c   O157:H- 2 + + pSFO157 76   Scotland 2003 [11]
20 H 2687   O157:H- 2 + + pSFO157 76   Scotland 2003 [11]
21 3256-97 TW 07815 O55:H7 2 + + ? 73 A2 USA 1997 [11]
22 USDA 5905   O55:H7 2 + + ? 73   USA 1994 [26]
23 TB 182A TW 04062 O55:H7 - + + ? 73 A1 USA 1991 [11]
24 DEC5A   O55:H7 - + + ? 73     [11]
25 LSU-61   O157:H7 - + + ? 237 ? USA 2001 NC_002695
26 Sakai PF   O157:H7 1, 2 - - pO157 66 A6 Japan 1996 AE005174
27 43895 CDC EDL 933 O157:H7 1,2 - - pO157 69 A6 USA 1982  
  1. stx - shiga toxin gene, GUD - β-glucuronidase activity, SOR - sorbitol fermentation, ST - sequence type as determined by a combination of seven genes http://www.shigatox.net/stec/cgi-bin/index, CC - Clonal complex [11], ? - Unknown. Sakai PF and 43895 are strain derived after numerous subculture passages from the original Sakai and EDL933 strains, respectively.