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Table 2 Occurence of toxin genes within fimbriated and non-fimbriated E. coli isolates from diarrhoeic and non-diarrhoeic piglets

From: Microbiological, pathological and histological findings in four Danish pig herds affected by a new neonatal diarrhoea syndrome

E. coliisolates n STa1 STb1 LT2 VT2e3 STa/LT STb/VT2e LT/VT2e
From diarrhoeic piglets
Fimbriated 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Non-fimbriated 26 1 2 2 5 0 0 0
From non-diarrhoeic piglets
Fimbriated 7 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
Non-fimbriated 21 1 0 0 3 1 1 1
  1. 1: Heat-stable enterotoxins a and b. 2: Heat-labile enterotoxin. 3: Verotoxin 2e.