TABLE 1.

O157 Serotype Shiga toxin-producing E. coli isolates detected in this study

Patient no.GenderaAgeBlood in stoolENH serotypeState laboratory identificationClinical diagnosis
Shiga toxin productionSerotype
1M9 yr+O157+O157Hemorrhagic colitis
2M11 yr+O157+O157NRb
3M19 yr+O157+O157Hemorrhagic colitis
4M55 yrO157+O157Diarrhea
5M17 mo+O157+O157HUS
6F4 yrO157+O157NR
7M31 yrO157+O157Diarrhea
8M16 moO157+O rough:H7NR
9F59 yr+O157+O157Hemorrhagic colitis
10M9 yr+O157+O157NR
11F6 yr+O157+O157Bloody diarrhea
12M10 yr+O157+O157Gastroenteritis
13F5 yrNTc+O157Gastroenteritis
  • a Abbreviations: M, male; F, female.

  • b NR, not recorded.

  • c NT, not typed.