Table 1.

Association of enterotoxins with CF expressed on ETEC isolates from Bangladeshi diarrheal patients

Toxin producedTotal no. of ETEC strainsaNo. (%) of isolatesb
CF positiveVaccine CF positive
ST327200 (61)181 (55.4)
LT and ST167130 (78)99 (59.3)
LT16840 (24)0 
  • a Total number of strains in each toxin type isolated.

  • b ETEC strains positive for any of the 12 CFs or vaccine-specific CFs (CFA/1 and coli surface antigens of CFA/II or CFA/IV).