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Table 2 Prevalence of fim2 by specimen type

From: Characterization of a novel chaperone/usher fimbrial operon present on KpGI-5, a methionine tRNA gene-associated genomic island in Klebsiella pneumoniae

  Totala fim2+b Percentagec
Ascitic fluid 9 1 11.1%
Biliary fluid 1 0 0%
Blood 48 8 16.7%
Cerebrospinal fluid 2 0 0%
Environmental 11 1 9.0%
Pyogenic liver abscess aspirates 11 0 0%
Nasopharynx 3 0 0%
Sputum 11 1 9.0%
Unknown 20 4 20.0%
Urine 45 5 11.1%
Wound 1 1 100%
All 162 21 13.0%
  1. a Total number of strains tested.
  2. b Total number of strains testing fim2-positive using primers PR615 and PR616.
  3. c Percentage of fim2-positive strains.