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Volume 15, Number 3—March 2009

Research

Shiga Toxin–producing Escherichia coli Strains Negative for Locus of Enterocyte Effacement

Hayley J. Newton1, Joan Sloan1, Dieter M. Bulach, Torsten Seemann, Cody C. Allison, Marija Tauschek, Roy M. Robins-Browne, James C. Paton, Thomas S. Whittam, Adrienne W. Paton, and Elizabeth L. HartlandComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (H.J. Newton, J. Sloan, D.M. Bulach, T. Seemann, C.C. Allison, E.L. Hartland); University of Melbourne, Melbourne (H.J. Newton, J. Sloan, M. Tauschek, R.M. Robins-Browne, E.L. Hartland); University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia (J.C. Paton, A.W. Paton); Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA (T.S. Whittam)

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Table 4

Prevalence of selected pO113 ORFs among LEE-positive strains of STEC*

Strain Gene
pilQ epeA trbC repA ehxA espP iha subAB repZ
85-170 + + + +
EDL933 + + + +
84-284 + + +
EH9 + + + +
9515477 + + + +
9515480 + + + +
9515474 + + + +
9924822 + + + + + + +
95005698 + + +
95051613 + + + +
EH70 + + + +
E45035 + + + + +
ED142 + + + + +
EH38 + + + + +
EH44 + + + + +
EH6 + + + + +
EH34 +
EH1 + + + + + + +
EH68 + +
EH22
+


+
+




% Positive 35 0 20 95 90 75 75 0.05 20

*ORF, open reading frame; LEE, locus of enterocyte effacement; STEC, Shiga toxin–producing Escherichia coli.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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