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Volume 8, Number 5—May 2002


Typical and Atypical Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli

Luiz R. Trabulsi*Comments to Author , Rogéria Keller*, and Tânia A. Tardelli Gomes†
Author affiliations: *Laboratório Especial de Microbiologia, Instituto Butantan, São Paulo, Brazil; †Universidade Federal de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil;

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Table 3

Intimin types of typical and atypical enteropathogenic Escherichia coli (EPEC) serotypes

Intimin types Typical Atypical
Alpha O55:[H6],a O127:H6, O142:H6, O142:H34 O111:[H9], O125ac:H6
Beta O111:[H2], O114:H2, O119:[H6] O26:H[11], O119:H2, O128:H2
Gamma O55:[H7], O111ac:[H8]
Delta O86:H34

a Brackets denote the frequent occurrence of nonmotile strains.

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