Table 3: Distribution of MLST sequence types among Colombian ETEC isolates.

Origin of ETEC isolates number (%)SeqTAssociated pathotypea
Child with diarrheaHealthy childTotal

617 (17.5)SeqT2332ETEC
101 (2.5)SeqT849ETEC
202 (5.0)SeqT88ETEC
101 (2.5)SeqT100ETEC
011 (2.5)SeqT4ETEC
011 (2.5)SeqT94ETEC
202 (5.0)SeqT1312ETEC
101 (2.5)SeqT731ETEC
112 (5.0)SeqT10ETEC, EAEC, EPEC, ExPEC
101 (2.5)SeqT34EAEC
202 (5.0)SeqT38EAEC
101 (2.5)SeqT501EAEC
011 (2.5)SeqT23EHEC
101 (2.5)SeqT2066Commensal
101 (2.5)SeqT216Commensal
101 (2.5)SeqT3855ETEC
202 (5.0)SeqT641Unknown
202 (5.0)SeqT173Unknown
1b01 (2.5)SeqT155ETEC, EAEC, ExPEC
4c04 (10.0)SeqT443Unknown
01d1 (2.5)SeqT1623Unknown
1e01 (2.5)SeqT2067Unknown
101 (2.5)SeqT4238fNew SeqT
101 (2.5)SeqT4239fNew SeqT
101 (2.5)SeqT4252gNew SeqT

34 (85.0)6 (15.0)40 (100.0)

Associated pathotype according to MLST Databases at the ERI, University College Cork. bSingle mutation in fumC at position 158. cSingle mutation in icd at position 158. dSingle mutation in purA at position 260. eMutations in icd at position 110 and fumC at position 153. fNew sequence types submitted to the MLST Databases at the ERI, University College Cork. gNew SeqT submitted to MLST database; in addition, the new icd sequence for this strain was assigned number icd 454.