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Volume 18, Number 3—March 2012

Research

Chicken as Reservoir for Extraintestinal Pathogenic Escherichia coli in Humans, Canada

Catherine Racicot Bergeron1, Catharine Prussing1, Patrick Boerlin, Danielle Daignault, Lucie Dutil2, Richard J. Reid-Smith, George G. Zhanel, and Amee R. MangesComments to Author 
Author affiliations: McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada (C. Racicot Bergeron, C. Prussing, A.R. Manges); University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada (P. Boerlin, R.J. Reid-Smith); Public Health Agency of Canada, Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada (D. Daignault, L. Dutil); Public Health Agency of Canada, Guelph (R.J. Reid-Smith); University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada (G.G. Zhanel)

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Table 2

Composition of closely related clonal groups containing extraintestinal pathogenic Escherichia coli from humans and retail meat or abattoir source isolates, Canada, 2005–2007*

Clonal group/strain Type of sample Isolate source Year Location Phylotype ST Serotype Antimicrobial drug susceptibility or resistance†
1
MSHS 1014A Clinical CA-UTI 2007 QC D 117 O114:H4 Susceptible
EC01DT05-0789-01 Retail meat Chicken 2005 ON D 117 O114:H4 Susceptible
EC01AB06-0065-01 Abattoir Chicken 2006 QC D 117 O2:H4 GEN, SIX, TET
MSHS 133 Clinical CA-UTI 2005 QC D 117 O24:NM TET
EC01DT07-1090-01 Retail meat Chicken 2007 QC D 117 O24:H4 GEN, SIX, TET
EC01DT07-1050-01 Retail meat Chicken 2007 ON D 117 O45:H4 Susceptible
EC01DT07-0956-01 Retail meat Chicken 2007 SK D 117 O53:H4 AMP, NAL, STR, SIX, TET, TMP/SXT
EC01AB07-0840-01 Abattoir Chicken 2007 ON D 117 O53:NM Susceptible
EC01AB07-0615-01 Abattoir Chicken 2007 ON D 117 O102:H4 AMC, AMP, FOX, TIO STR, SIX, TET
EC01AB05-1250-01 Abattoir Chicken 2005 ON D 117 O103:H4 AMC, AMP
EC01DT06-1887-01 Retail meat Chicken 2006 QC D 117 O143:H4 Susceptible
EC01AB06-1131-01 Abattoir Pig 2006 QC D 117 O143:H4 SIX, TET
EC01AB07-0695-01 Abattoir Chicken 2007 ON D 117 O149:H4 STR, SIX, TET
EC01DT05-1700-01 Retail meat Chicken 2005 QC D 117 O160:H4 Susceptible
EC01AB07-0105-01 Abattoir Chicken 2007 ON D 117 O180:H4 Susceptible
EC01AB07-0425-01 Abattoir Chicken 2007 BC D 117 O180:H4 KAN, STR, SIX, TET
EC01DT07-0827-01 Retail meat Pork 2007 ON D 117 ONT:H4 STR, SIX
EC01AB05-0695-01 Abattoir Chicken 2005 ON D 117 ONT:H4 GEN, SIX,
EC01DT05-0224-01 Retail meat Chicken 2005 ON D 117 OX182:NM Susceptible
2
MSHS 624 Clinical CA-UTI 2006 QC A 746 O20:H4 Susceptible
EC01AB07-1301-01 Abattoir Pig 2007 ON A 746 O20:NM AMP, CHL, SIX, TET
EC01AB05-0990-01 Abattoir Chicken 2005 ON A 746 O87:NM AMC, AMP, FOX, TIO, CHL, STR, SIX, TET
EC01DT06-0006-01 Retail meat chicken 2006 QC A 746 O33:NM Susceptible
EC01AB05-0091-01 Abattoir Pig 2005 ON A 10 Susceptible
MSHS 254 Clinical CA-UTI 2005 QC A None CEF, TET
48-75641 Clinical CA-UTI 2007 Maritimes A None
3
EC01AB05-0765-01 Abattoir Chicken 2005 ON A 10 O16:H48 Susceptible
EC01AB07-0005-01 Abattoir Chicken 2007 ON A 10 O16:H48 STR, SIX, TET
EC01AB07-1330-01 Abattoir Chicken 2007 BC A 10 O16:H48 Susceptible
MSHS 233 Clinical CA-UTI 2005 QC A 10 O9:H32 AMP, TET
MSHS 825A Clinical CA-UTI 2006 QC A 10 O15:NM AMP, CHL, STR, SIX, TET, TMP/SXT
EC01DT06-1559-01 Retail meat Pork 2006 ON A 10 O42:H37 Susceptible
MSHS 892 Clinical CA-UTI 2006 QC A 10 O101:NM CIP, KAN, NAL, STR, TET
120-79443 Clinical HA-UTI 2008 Maritimes A 10 O101:H9
EC01DT05-1925-01 Retail meat Chicken 2005 QC A 10 O106:H4 Susceptible
EC01DT05-0408-01 Retail meat Chicken 2005 QC A 10 O153:NM AMC, AMP, FOX, TIO STR, SIX, TET, TMP/SXT
EC01DT07-1162-01 Retail meat Chicken 2007 ON A 10 OX182:NM AMC, AMP, FOX, TIO, TET
EC01DT07-0491-01 Retail meat Chicken 2007 QC A 10 OX184:H4 NAL, TET
EC01AB06-0855-01 Abattoir Chicken 2006 A 548 AMP, KAN, STR, SIX, TET
51-77552 Clinical CA-UTI 2008 SK/MB A None
EC01DT06-1546-01 Retail meat Chicken 2006 QC A None AMP, GEN, SIX, TET
EC01AB05-0320-01 Abattoir Chicken 2005 QC A None Susceptible
EC01AB06-0119-01 Abattoir Pig 2006 SK A None KAN, TET
EC01AB06-1005-01 Abattoir Chicken 2006 ON A None Susceptible
EC01AB07-0566-01 Abattoir Pig 2007 SK A None STR, SIX

*ST, sequence type; MSHS, McGill University Student Health Services; CA-UTI, community-acquired urinary tract infection; QC, Québec; ON, Ontario; AB, Alberta; GEN, gentamicin; SIX, sulfisoxazole; TET, tetracycline; NM, nonmotile; SK, Saskatchewan; AMP, ampicillin; NAL, nalidixic acid; TMP/SXT, trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole; AMC, amoxicillin/clavulanic acid; FOX, cefoxitin; TIO ceftiofur; STR, streptomycin; CEF, cephalothin; Maritimes, New Brunswick/Nova Scotia/Prince Edward Island; BC, British Columbia; ONT, did not react with O antiserum; KAN, kanamycin; CHL, chloramphenicol; CIP, ciprofloxacin; HA-UTI, hospital-acquired urinary tract infection; MB, Manitoba; blank cells indicate isolate not tested.
†Resistance to specific antimicrobial drugs as indicated.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

2Deceased.

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