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Table 9 Serotypes of atypical EPEC Cluster 2 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 %
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
  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)One strain was positive for the ehxA gene
  4. d)All strains were positive for ehxA
  5. 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).