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Table 2 Prevalence of genetic markers in E. coli O26 from clinical and cattle sources

From: Survival capabilities of Escherichia coli O26 isolated from cattle and clinical sources in Australia to disinfectants, acids and antimicrobials

Pathotypes Virulence makers No of isolates Source
EHEC stx (stx 1), eae, ehx, ecf, SNP within rmlA 50 Clinical and cattle
pEHEC eae, ehx, ecf, SNP within rmlA 3 Cattle
aEPEC eae 33 Cattle
NTEC Negative for all virulence markers tested 2 Cattle