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Table 2 Characteristics of aEPEC strains positive for EAF plasmid-encoded genes either by PCR or hybridization assay

From: Genetic analysis of enteropathogenic Escherichia coli (EPEC) adherence factor (EAF) plasmid reveals a new deletion within the EAF probe sequence among O119 typical EPEC strains

Strain Serotype Source Presence or absence of: IS element upstream of per Presence or absence of: HEp-2 adhesion pattern
bfpA (probe) bfpA (PCR) bfpA-IS66 trcP (probe) per (probe) perA (PCR) EAF (PCR) orf35–36 (probe) orf61–62 (probe)
A103 O9:HND Patient + IS1294 + +
A148 O37:NM Patient IS1294 + +
A141 O49:HND Patient IS1294 + + +
A69 O55:NM Patient + + + IS1294 + + LAL
A152 O96:NM Control IS1294 + +
A144 O98:HND Patient + IS1294 + + +
A140 O108:HND Control + + IS1294 + + LAL
A60 O119:H2 Patient + + IS1294 + + LAL
A62 O119:H2 Patient + + IS1294 + + LAL
A66 O119:H2 Control + + IS1294 + + LAL
A67 O119:H2 Patient + + IS1294 + + LAL
A75 O119:HND Patient + + IS1294 + + LAL
A90 O119:HND Patient + + IS1294 + + LA
A111 O119:HND Patient + + IS1294 + + LAL
A127 O119:HND Patient + + IS1294 + + LAL
A131 O119:HND Patient + + IS1294 + + LAL
A97 O128:HND Patient IS1294 + +
A126 O128:NM Patient IS1294 + +
A11 O142:NM Patient + + + IS1294 + + + LA
A129 O142:HND Patient + + + IS1294 + + + LAL
A124 O157:NM Patient IS1294 + +
A95 ONT:H21 Patient + + + IS1294 + + LAL
A65 ONT:NM Control + + IS1294 + + LAL
A74 ONT:NM Patient + + IS1294 + + LAL
A63 ONT:HND Patient + + IS1294 + + + + LAL
A64 ONT:HND Patient + + IS1294 + + + + LAL
A78 ONT:HND Patient + + IS1294 + + + LAL
A146 ONT:HND Control + + IS1294 + + + LAL
A57 ONT:HND Patient IS1294 + +
A16 ONT:HND Control IS1294 + + +
A118 ONT:HND Patient IS1294 + +
A136 ONT:HND Patient IS1294 + + + LAL
  1. ND Nondetermined; NM Nonmotile; LA Localized adherence patter; LAL LA-like pattern