TABLE 5.

Conservation of ETT2 in EHEC and other pathogenic E. coli isolates

StrainResult with probe DNAResult by PCRNo. of isolates positive (total no. tested)
ABCLDC
EHEC O157:H7++++++6 (6)a
EHEC O157:H−++++++1 (1)
EHEC O26+++2 (2)b
EPEC+++4 (4)
HB1010 (1)
  • a Includes strain T-1 from New Caledonia, strains T-46 and K-159, from Canada, strain K-262 from Saitama, Japan, and strain. Obi-1 from Obihiro, Japan.

  • b Includes human strain AS1 and bovine strain H5-26.