Family Outbreak of Shiga Toxin–producing Escherichia coli O123:H–, France, 2009
Lisa A. King , Ingrid Filliol-Toutain, Patricia Mariani-Kurkidjian, Véronique Vaillant, Christine Vernozy-Rozand, Sarah Ganet, Nathalie Pihier, Patrick Niaudet, and Henriette de Valk
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint Maurice, France (L.A. King, V. Vaillant, H. de Valk); Institut Pasteur, Paris, France (I. Filliol-Toutain); Hôpital Robert Debré, Paris (P. Mariani-Kurhidjian); VetAgro Sup Campus Vétérinaire de Lyon, Marcy l’Etoile, France (C. Vernozy-Roxand, S. Gantet); Direction Générale de l’Alimentation, Paris (N. Pihier); Hôpital Necker Enfants Malades, Paris (P. Niaudet)
Figure. Representative XbaI pulsed-field gel electrophoresis patterns of Shiga toxin–producing Escherichia coli (STEC) O123:H– strains isolated from patient fecal samples and strains isolated from ground beef obtained from patients’ home, France, 2009. Lanes M, XbaI-digested genomic DNA from Salmonella enterica serovar Braenderup H9812 used as molecular mass markers; lane 1, Shiga toxin–producing STEC O123:H– isolated from patient with hemolytic uremic syndrome; lane 2, STEC O123:H– isolated from patient with diarrhea; lanes 3–6, STEC O123:H– isolated from ground beef from patients’ home; lanes 7 and 8, STEC O123 reference strains; lane 9, STEC 0111 isolate not related to the strains of the patients; lane 10, STEC 0157:H7 isolate not related to the strains of the patients.
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