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Research Article

Differences in Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase Producing Escherichia coli Virulence Factor Genes in the Baltic Sea Region

Table 5

VF-s exhibiting significant prevalence differences according to geographical origin among 423 ESBL producing E. coli strains.

VF GeneNumber of isolates (% of total)
Estoniaa
()
Latviab
()
Lithuaniac
()
Russiad
()

AdhesinspapAH 14 (9)8 (7)5 (14)38 (30)≤0
papEF 13 (9)10 (9)3 (9)41 (32)≤0;
papC 20 (13)29 (26)6 (17)46 (36)≤0;
papGII 3 (2)24 (21)4 (11)40 (31)≤0;
≤0
sfa/focDE 28 (19)9 (8)5 (14)3 (2)≤0;
focG 2 (1)1 (1)2 (6)0 (0)

ToxinshlyA 24 (16)12 (11)4 (11)28 (22)
cvaC 18 (12)13 (12)10 (29)8 (6)≤0;
≤0

CapsulekpsMTII 78 (52)77 (69)9 (26)40 (31)≤0; ≤0
kpsMTIII 81 (54)80 (71)27 (77)63 (50);
≤0
rfc 0 (0)0 (0)1 (3)4 (3)

SiderophoresfyuA 125 (84)90 (80)25 (71)112 (88)
iutA 106 (71)101 (90)28 (74)108 (85);
≤0

InvasinibeA 27 (18)3 (3)4 (11)3 (2);
≤0

Serum resistancetraT 110 (74)110 (98)33 (94)111 (87)≤0

Indicate strains isolated from different countries.

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