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Table 2 Prevalence percentage of virulence gene profiles and phylo-groups among the STEC isolates from feces and meat

From: Pathogenic potential of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli strains of caprine origin: virulence genes, Shiga toxin subtypes, phylogenetic background and clonal relatedness

  Virulence gene profiles (No. of isolates) Phylo-group (No. of isolates)
Source stx1(40) stx1/stx2(13) stx1/eae (3) stx2(1) A (7) B1 (47) U (3)
Feces (43) 72.1% (31) 20.9% (9) 4.7% (2) 2.3% (1) 11.6% (5) 86.1 (37) 2.3% (1)
Meat (14) 64.3% (9) 28.6% (4) 7.1% (1) 0 (0) 14.3% (2) 71.4% (10) 14.3% (2)