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Volume 17, Number 10—October 2011


CTX-M-15–producing Enteroaggregative Escherichia coli as Cause of Travelers’ Diarrhea

Elisabet Guiral, Eva Mendez-Arancibia, Sara M. Soto, Pilar Salvador, Anna Fàbrega, Joaquim Gascón, and Jordi VilaComments to Author 
Author affiliations: August Pi i Sunyer Biomedical Research Institute, Barcelona, Spain (E. Guiral, E. Mendez-Arancibia, S.M. Soto, P. Salvador, A. Fàbrega, J. Vila); Barcelona Centre for International Health Research, Barcelona (J. Gascón); University of Barcelona, Barcelona (J. Vila)

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Table 2

Analysis results for 5 enteroaggregative Escherichia coli strains that produced travelers’ diarrhea in patients returning from India, 2005–2006*

Strain PFGE type MLST clonal complex Phylotype Genes encoding for virulence factors blaCTX-M-15 location
HC19 A ST38 D aat, aap, aggR, aggA Chromosome
HC64 B None B2 aat, astA,sat Plasmid
HC67 C ST38 D aat, astA Plasmid
HC74 A1 ST38 D aat, aap, aggR, aggA, afn43, fyuA Chromosome
HC76 D ST10 B2 aat, fyuA Plasmid

*PFGE, pulsed-field gel electrophoresis; MLST, multilocus sequence type; ST, sequence type.

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