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Table 1 Biochemical characteristics of S.flexneri isolates

From: Virulence factors and molecular characteristics of Shigella flexneri isolated from calves with diarrhea

Biotype Total (n = 54) Isolates
1a (n = 5) 2a (n = 26) 2b (n = 4) 4a(n = 6) 6 (n = 8) Xv (n = 5)
BT1 glucose+, mannose+, arabinose-, melibiose+ 2 (3.70 %) 0 2(7.69 %) 0 0 0 0
BT2 glucose+, mannose+, arabinose+, melibiose- 9 (16.67 %) 0 1(3.85 %) 0 0 8(100 %) 0
BT3 glucose+, mannose-, arabinose+, melibiose+ 5(9.26 %) 0 1(3.85 %) 0 4(66.67 %) 0 0
BT4 glucose+, mannose+, arabinose+, melibiose+ 38(70.37 %) 5 (100 %) 22(84.62 %) 4(100 %) 2(33.33 %) 0 5(100 %)
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