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Volume 9, Number 9—September 2003


Enteroaggregative Escherichia coli Serotype O126:H27, Israel

Gila Shazberg*, Moshe Wolk†1Comments to Author , Herbert Schmidt‡, Iancu Sechter†, Giora Gottesman§, and Dan Miron¶
Author affiliations: *Bikur Cholim Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel; †Ministry of Health Central Laboratories, Jerusalem, Israel; ‡Carl Gustav Carus Technische Universitaet, Dresden, Germany; §Meir Medical Center, Kfar-Saba, Israel; ¶Haemek Medical Center, Afula, Israel; 1Drs. Shazberg and Wolk contributed equally to this paper.

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Table 2

Serotypes of enteroaggregative Escherichia coli (EAEC) evaluated by polymerase chain reaction

E. coli serotype O126:H27 O111:H21 O125:Hx O44:H18 O?:H10 Totals
No. positive
35 (73%)
12 (75%)
H9=5 H49=1 6(54.5%)
2 (18%)
No. negative
13 (27%)
4 (25%)
H49=3 H6= 2 H(-)=1 5(45.5%)
9 (82%)
Totals 48 16 11 11 2 88

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