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Table 3 Frequency of strains according to their motility capacity and flagellar antigen type within biofilm producers and non-producers.

From: Biofilm formation as a novel phenotypic feature of adherent-invasive Escherichia coli(AIEC)

  Biofilm formation category  
  Moderate-Strong
(N = 26)
Weak
(N = 39)
 
Motility/H type N (%) N (%) P
H- (N = 18) 0 (0) 18 (46.2) < 0.001a, 0.003b
H1 (N = 14) 14 (53.8) 0 (0) < 0.001a, < 0.001c
Hx (N = 33) 12 (46.2) 21 (53.8) < 0.001c, 0.003b
  1. Abbreviators: H-: nonmotile strains; H1: motile and H1 flagellar type; Hx: motile and any flagellar type except H1.asignificance between H- and H1; bsignificance between H- and Hx; csignificance between H1 and Hx.