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Table 5 Discrimination of STEC O157 strains within XbaI-PFGE clusters by phage type, stx genotype and BlnI-PFGE.

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

Cluster/No. of XbaI-PFGE No. of strains Phage type stx genotype BlnI-PFGE pattern
I (AREXHX01-0013) 1 14 stx2 and stx2c (vh-a) AREXHA26-0013
  1 49 stx2 and stx2c (vh-a) AREXHA26-0015
  1 UT stx2 and stx2c (vh-a) AREXHA26-0024
II (AUEXHX01-0014) 3 54 stx2 and stx2c (vh-a) AUEXHA26-0002
III (AREXHX01-0014) 1 49 stx2 and stx2c (vh-a) AREXHA26-0018
  1 49 stx2 and stx2c (vh-a) AREXHA26-0015
IV (AREXHX01-0022) 3 49 stx2 and stx2c (vh-a) AREXHA26-0015
  1 4 stx2 and stx2c (vh-a) AREXHA26-0015
  1 49 stx 2 AREXHA26-0019
V (NZEXHX01-0010) 1 2 stx 2 NZEXHA26-0003
  1 2 stx 2 NZEXHA26-0007
VI (AREXHX01-0011) 2 4 stx2 and stx2c (vh-a) AREXHA26-0008
  1 4 stx2 and stx2c (vh-a) AREXHA26-0031
  1 26 stx2 and stx2c (vh-a) AREXHA26-0011
  1 4 stx2 and stx2c (vh-a) AREXHA26-0023
  1 4 stx2 and stx2c (vh-a) AREXHA26-0022
  1 4 stx2 and stx2c (vh-a) AREXHA26-0009
  1 4 stx 2 AREXHA26-0025
VII (NZEXHX01-0006) 1 2 stx 2 NZEXHA26-0005
  1 2 stx 2 NZEXHA26-0004
VIII (NZEXHX01-0005) 2 2 stx 2 NZEXHA26-0001
  1 2 stx 2 NZEXHA26-0002
  1 2 stx 2 NZEXHA26-0006
IX (NZEXHX01-0003) 1 2 stx 2 NZEXHA26-0001
  1 2 stx 2 NZEXHA26-0002
  1 2 stx 2 NZEXHA26-0003
X (AUEXHX01-0013) 5 14 stx1 and stx2 AUEXHA26-0001