TABLE 2.

Distribution of VFs and phylogroups among 127 UPEC strains

Groupa and no. of strainsRegion(s) of genesNo. of strains within phylogenetic group
papCsfaD/sfaEcnf1usphlyAfimG/fimHAB1B2D
Group 1
    60+22141311
    5311
    Total25141412
Group 2
    19++++++19
    5+++++5
    4+++++4
    1+++++1
    1+++++1
    3++++21
    2++++2
    2++++11
    2++++11
    1++++1
    3+++12
    2+++2
    2+++2
    1+++1
    1+++1
    1+++1
    9++171
    2++11
    1++1
Total43487
  • a Group 1, strains possessing none or fimG/fimH only; group 2, strains possessing two or more VFs.