Volume 11, Number 8—August 2005
Drug-resistant Diarrheogenic Escherichia coli, Mexico
|DE group*||No. patients by DE group (%)||No. strains† by DE group||Strain genotypes and no. positive strains by gene(s)|
|ETEC||17 (27)||50||lt = 29, st = 17, st-lt = 4|
|EAEC||16 (26)||56||aap-aggR-aatA = 56|
|aEPEC||13 (21)||31||eaeA = 31|
|STEC||11 (18)||22||stx2 = 9, stx1-eaeA = 9, stx1 = 3, stx1-eaeA-hlyA = 1|
|EPEC||3 (5)||7||eaeA-bfp = 7|
||ial = 4
*ETEC, enterotoxigenic E. coli; EAEC, enteroaggregative E. coli; aEPEC, atypical enteropathogenic E. coli; STEC, Shiga toxin–producing E. coli; EPEC, enteropathogenic E. coli; EIEC, enteroinvasive E. coli.
†All diarrheogenic E. coli strains isolated from patients with diarrhea; in general, 5 E. coli strains were isolated from each patient.