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Volume 27, Number 1—January 2021

Optimization of Notification Criteria for Shiga Toxin–Producing Escherichia coli Surveillance, the Netherlands

Ingrid H.M. FriesemaComments to Author , Sjoerd Kuiling, Zsofia Igloi, and Eelco Franz
Author affiliations: National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, the Netherlands (I.H.M. Friesema, S. Kuiling, Z. Igloi, E. Franz); European Program for Public Health Microbiology Training, Stockholm, Sweden (Z. Igloi)

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Table 1

Most prevalent serotypes in non-O157 Shiga toxin–producing Escherichia coli, the Netherlands, July 2007–June 2016 and July 2016–December 2019

Most prevalent
July 2007–June 2016, n = 1,370

July 2016–December 2019, n = 299
No. (%)
No. (%)
1 O26 171 (12) O26 80 (27)
2 O91 137 (10) O103 31 (10)
3 O146 89 (6) O63 18 (6)
4 O103 87 (6) O146 16 (5)
54 (6)

13 (4)
*Non-O157 includes O nontypeable serotypes. Because O nontypeable is a diffuse group, we left it out of the list of most prevalent serotypes. However, during July 2007–June 2016, 118/1,370 (9%) serotypes were O nontypeable; during July 2016–December 2019, 11/299 (4%) were O nontypeable.

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