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Table 7 Summary of virulent gene expression of E. coli O157:H7 isolates

From: Escherichia coli O157:H7: distribution, molecular characterization, antimicrobial resistance patterns and source of contamination of sheep and goat carcasses at an export abattoir, Mojdo, Ethiopia

Species of animals Type of sample   Virulent genes expressed
eaeA stx1 stx2 Both stx2 & eaeA
Sheep Mucosal swab 4 4 4
Fecal sample 1 1 1
Goat Carcass outside 2 1 1
Skin swab 2 1 1
Knife 1
Total 10 0 7 7