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Table 1 Prevalence of STEC in swine samples

From: Characterization of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli isolated from healthy pigs in China

Sample location (city/province) No. of samples Type of samples (N, %) stx positive samples (N, %) Samples with STEC isolates (N, %) STEC isolates (N, %)
Beijing 523 SC (248, 24.73) SC (30, 8.55) SC (3, 0.85) SC (7, 1.99)
CC (275, 27.42) CC (139, 42.64) CC (36, 11.04) CC (57, 17.48)
Chongqing 326 F (326, 32.50) F (63, 19.33) F (17, 5.21) F (23, 7.06)
Guizhou 154 SC (103, 10.27) SC (8, 2.28) SC (4, 1.14) SC (4, 1.14)
CC (51, 5.08) CC (15, 4.60) CC (2, 0.61) CC (2, 0.61)
Total 1003 SC (351, 35.00) SC (38, 10.83) SC (7, 1.99) SC (11, 3.13)
CC (326, 32.50) CC (154, 47.24) CC (38, 11.66) CC (59, 18.09)
   F (326, 32.50) F (63, 19.33) F (17, 5.21) F (23, 7.06)
  1. Sample codes: F, fecal samples; CC, colon contents samples; SC, small intestine contents samples. The number (N) and rate (%) are showed in the parentheses.