Table 2.

Characterization of STEC by multiplex PCR

STEC genotypeaNo. of isolates by source
stx1stx2eaeAhlyAHumanAnimalFoodTotal
+0022
+1023
++3115
++1023
++0022
+++1067
++0000
++0000
+++1001
+++6006
+++6129
++++95014
  • a +, gene present; −, gene absent.