Escherichia coli O104 Associated with Human Diarrhea, South Africa, 2004–2011
Nomsa P. Tau , Parastu Meidany, Anthony M. Smith, Arvinda Sooka, Karen H. Keddy, and for the Group for Enteric, Respiratory, and Meningeal Disease Surveillance in South Africa
Author affiliations: National Health Laboratory Services, Johannesburg, South Africa (N.P. Tau, A.M. Smith, A. Sooka, K.H. Keddy); University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg (P. Meidany, A.M. Smith, K.H. Keddy)
Figure. . Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis profiles (XbaI digestion) of Escherichia coli O104 strains from South Africa (SA) compared with a strain from Germany. EPEC, enteropathogenic E. coli; EaggEC, enteroaggregative E. coli; STEC, Shiga toxin–producing E. coli. Scale bar and numbers along branches indicate percentage pattern similarity.
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