TABLE 3.

Distributions of stx1, stx2, and ehxA among 213 eae-containing E. coli isolates

SourceNo. of animals or samples (%)No. (%) of animals or samples containing E. coli isolates positive for:
stx1, eaestx2, eaestx1, stx2, eaestx1, eae, ehxAstx2, eae, ehxAstx1, stx2, eae, ehxAeae, ehxAeae
Human48 (22.5)5 (10.4)5 (10.4)14 (29.1)3 (6.2)21 (43.7)
Bovine79 (37.1)1 (1.2)1 (1.2)18 (22.7)9 (11.3)6 (7.5)39 (49.3)5 (6.3)
Ovine86 (40.4)2 (2.3)1 (1.1)11 (12.7)1 (1.1)5 (5.8)50 (58.1)16 (18.6)
    Total213 (100)5 (2.3)8 (3.7)2 (1.0)43 (20.2)13 (6.1)11 (5.2)89 (41.8)42 (19.7)