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Table 1 Age distribution of the samples collected and number of samples positive to eae gene

From: First isolation of atypical enteropathogenic Escherichia coli from geese (Anser anser domestica) and first description of atypical EPEC from turkeys and pigeons in Hungary

  Ages Pigeon Chicken Duck Goose Turkey Overall
Diagnostic Directorate 0-1 week   14 27    41
1-6 weeks    4 26 a2/4 34
7-16 weeks     13   13
15 weeks    4    4
17 weeks-6 months     3   3
6 months a1/1      1
6-12 months     11   11
Over 1 year   15 1    16
Sum 1 29 36 53 4 123
Homeyard Nestlings a2/12      12
3-4 months 8      8
6 months 4      4
2-3 years 10 13     23
Sum 34 13     47
Slaughterhouse 14 weeks    51    51
16 weeks     a2/48   48
20 weeks      50 50
Sum    51 48 50 149
  Total 35 42 87 101 54 319
  1. an/n means: eae (intimin) positive sample(s)/all sample(s)