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Table 4 Extended spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL)-related genes carried by ESBL-positive strains of diarrhoeagenic E. coli (DEC).

From: Diarrhoeagenic Escherichia coli are not a significant cause of diarrhoea in hospitalised children in Kuwait

   Positive for gene
Strain no. Category bla CTX-M d bla SHV bla TEM ISEcp1
62 EAECa 14-b - + +
269 EAEC 28 - - -
270 EAEC 28 - - -
306 EAEC 28 - - +
318 ETECb 28 - + +
454 EPECc 28 - + +
  1. aEnteroaggregative E. coli bEnterotoxigenic E. coli
  2. cEnteropathogenic E. coli
  3. d Type of blaCTX-M indicated