Table 1.

Characteristics of E. coli isolates from pigs with PWD and ED

StrainSerogroupaCharacteristicd
stabstbbltbstx2bF18accf18bET
2134PO157++++11
2152O157++++11
2188O157++++11
802575O157++18
2211O147+++++1
2144O147+++++1
2173O147++++4
2157O147++++16
2185O141+++/−++17
2172O141++++17
2171O141++++11
2155O141+++17
2180O141++++1
2181O141++++3
2183O141++17
820727O141+13
2156O141++++17
2142O139++5
2200O139++8
2162O139++5
2141O139++6
2206O139++7
2228O139++6
750158O13912
881284O139++9
911456O139++10
2203O138+++++1
750162O138+++2
750324O138++++2
750408O138++++2
750421O138++2
760385O138+2
760386O138++2
831086O13814
890652O138+++++2
2189O109++17
2159O21+++1
2168O5+15
2170OXe ++++1
2192OX++++1
2193OX++++1
2209OX+++17
2207OX++++17
  • a All except two of the O139 Hungarian strains were from pigs with ED.

  • b Detected by use of a gene probe.

  • c Detected by use of a monoclonal antibody.

  • d +, present; −, absent; +/−, equivocal result.

  • e OX, not typeable with standard O antisera.