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Table 3 O-antigen genotypes in samples scoring positive for pathogenic E. coli, from January to December 2016. Data is from cassette PCR results

From: Detection of pathogenic Escherichia coli on potentially contaminated beef carcasses using cassette PCR and conventional PCR

 Number and percent (in brackets) of pathogen-positive samples
Monthtotal # pathogen+ samplesO26O45O103O111O121O145O157
January181 (5.6)5 (27.8)11(61.1)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)3 (16.7)
February181 (5.6)5 (27.8)8 (44.4)0 (0)0 (0)1 (5.6)4 (22.2)
March262 (7.7)6 (23.1)5 (19.2)0 (0)6 (23.1)0 (0)6 (23.1)
April231 (4.3)6 (26.1)4 (17.4)0 (0)6 (26.1)0 (0)6 (26.1)
May281 (3.6)19 (67.9)13 (46.4)0 (0)13 (46.4)2 (7.1)11 (39.3)
June3611 (30.6)19 (52.8)22 (61.1)0 (0)14 (38.9)2 (5.6)16 (44.4)
July4223 (54.8)19 (45.2)29 (69.0)0 (0)28 (66.7)1 (2.4)27 (64.3)
August166 (37.5)9 (56.3)12 (75.0)0 (0)13 (81.3)0 (0)13 (81.3)
September377 (18.9)16 (43.2)16 (43.2)0 (0)13 (35.1)1 (2.7)28 (75.7)
October212 (9.5)10 (47.6)4 (19.0)0 (0)5 (23.8)0 (0)12 (57.1)
November495 (10.2)11 (22.4)6 (12.2)0 (0)18 (36.7)1 (2.0)24 (49.9)
December244 (16.7)6 (25.0)10 (41.7)0 (0)6 (25.0)6 (25.0)8 (33.3)
Total33864 (18.9)131 (38.8)140 (41.4)0 (0)122 (36.1)14 (4.1)158 (46.7)