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Table 8 Serotypes of atypical EPEC Cluster 1 strains

From: Virulence gene profiling of enterohemorrhagic (EHEC) and enteropathogenic (EPEC) Escherichia coli strains: a basis for molecular risk assessment of typical and atypical EPEC strains

Serotypea No. strains Originb %
O2:[H40] 3 h (1), a(2) 2.3
O3:[H8] 3 h (3) 2.3
O15:[H2] 2 h (2) 1.6
O26:[H11] c 20 h (9), a (11) 15.5
O55:H7 17 h (17) 13.2
O70:H11 d 5 a (5) 3.9
O76:[H7] e 5 h (5) 3.9
O80:[H2]d 3 a (3) 2.3
O86:H11 2 h (2) 1.6
O100:[H25] 2 h (1)d, a (1) 1.6
O103:H2 d 2 a (2) 1.6
O103:H25 d 4 a (3), f (1) 3.1
O111:[H11] d 2 h (2) 1.6
O117:[H40] 3 h (3) 2.3
O118:[H8] 3 h (3) 2.3
O119:[H8] 2 h (1), a (1)d 1.6
O119:[H25] d 3 h (2), a (1) 2.3
O127:[H40] 7 h (7) 5.4
O128:[H2] 3 h (3) 2.3
O145:[H28] d 5 h (4), a (1) 3.9
O156:H8 2 h (1), a (1)d 1.6
O157:[H7] d 3 h (3) 2.3
O177:H11 d 2 a (2) 1.6
Ont:[H2]d 2 h (2) 1.6
Ont:[H21] 4 h (4) 3.1
Orough:[H40] 2 h (2) 1.6
singlef 18 see footnote to table 14.0
total 129   100.0
  1. a) in bold: serotypes previously associated with Stx-production [3]
  2. b) Origin and numbers (in brackets) of strains h = human, a = animal, f = food
  3. c) Four O26:H11 strains from humans and seven from animals were positive for the EHEC-plasmid associated ehxA gene.
  4. d) All strains were positive for ehxA.
  5. e) One strain was positive for ehxA.
  6. f) serotypes and strains represented each by one isolate only: O2:H8 (a), O3:H5 (f), O3:H40 (h), O15:H11 (a), O21:H25 (h), O22:[H7] (h), O45:H7 (a), O71:H40 (h), O76:H41 (a),O84:[H2] (a), O109:H25d (a), O117:H25d (h), O121:H- (h), O121:H19d (h), O127:H8 (h), O128:H8 (h), O153:H14 (a), and Orough:[H7] (h)