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Table 5 Complex mixtures of E. coli strains with more than one O-antigen strain per sample

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

 # of different O-antigens in a given sample
1234567None
# of pathogenic samples10087543492052
% in pathogenic samples (n = 338)2926161032015
% of O157+ pathogenic samples (n = 158)202727206100