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Table 4 Phage type 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:
Phage type Argentina Australia New Zealand
1 0 1 (5) 0
2 8 (23) 0 15 (83)
4 11 (31) 3 (15) 2 (11)
14 1 (3) 9 (45) 0
21 0 1 (5) 0
26 2 (6) 1 (5) 0
32 0 0 1 (6)
49 12 (34) 0 0
54 0 3 (15) 0
Untypeable 1 (3) 2 (10) 0
Total 35 (100) 20 (100) 18 (100)