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Volume 12, Number 4—April 2006


Atypical Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli Infection and Prolonged Diarrhea in Children

Rang N. Nguyen*1, Louise S. Taylor*†, Marija Tauschek*†, and Roy M. Robins-Browne*†Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia; †Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Parkville, Victoria, Australia

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Table 3

Characteristics of atypical EPEC identified during this study*

Strain no. Serotype Intimin type
R41 ONT:H34 α2
R69 NT θ
R89 O153:H7 β
R104 O153:H7 β
R151 ONT:H34 α2
R154 O71:H6 α1
R175 O128:H21 κ
R176 ONT:H8 ι
R182 OR:H40 θ
R215 O117:H2 ε/η
R218 ONT:R α2
R219 O51:H49 α1
R227 O170/172:H49 θ
R228 O88:H- κ
R249 O145:H34 ι
R250 O33:H6 ζ
R261 O2:H45 κ
R278 ONT:H19 υ
R281 O49:H10 κ
R380 ONT:H31 ζ
R392 ONT:H6 α2
R394 O5/71:H31 θ
R396 O98:H8 ι
R404 O128:H2 β
R420 ONT:H21 θ
R436 O33:H6 β
R446 ONT:H34 α2
R447 O28:H45 ζ
R457 ONT:H– β

*EPEC, enteropathogenic Escherichia coli; H-, nonmotile; NT, nontypable (O1-O181; H1-H56); R, rough.

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1Present address: An Giang General Hospital, Long Xuyen City, An Giang, Vietnam.