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Table 2 stx genotype of STEC O157 strains isolated between 1993 and 1996 from humans in Argentina, Australia and New Zealand.

From: Characterisation of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coliO157 strains isolated from humans in Argentina, Australia and New Zealand

  No. (%) of strains from:
stx genotype Argentina Australia New Zealand
stx 1 0 2 (10) 0
stx 2 3 (9) 3 (15) 16 (89)
stx 2c (vh-a) 0 1 (5) 2 (11)
stx1/stx2 0 6 (30) 0
stx1/stx2c (vh-a) 0 4 (20) 0
stx1/stx2-UT 0 1 (5) 0
stx2/stx2c (vh-a) 32 (91) 3 (15) 0
Total 35 (100) 20 (100) 18 (100)