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

Table 6

Estimated odds ratios (OR) and 95% confidence intervals (CI) for carrying of all VF genes and genes belonging to specific VF groups.

VF genesOR (95% Cl)
CountriesPhylogenetic groups
EstoniaLatviaLithuaniaRussiaAB1B2D

All VF genes11.1
(1.0–1.2)*
1.1
(0.91.2)
1.1
(0.91.2)
11.3
(1.0–1.7)*
1.8
(1.5–2.2)*
1.5
(1.2–1.9)*

Adhesins11.0
(0.91.2)
1.1
(0.91.4)
1.2
(1.0–1.3)*
11.4
(1.0–1.9)*
1.8
(1.3–2.3)*
1.6
(1.2–2.1)*

Capsule synthesis genes1.3
(0.9–1.7)
1.8
(1.4–2.3)*
1.4
(1.0–1.9)*
111.2
(0.62.2)
1.7
(1.2–2.5)*
1.4
(0.92.1)

Toxins1.3
(0.82.2)
11.8
(0.9–3.6)
1.1
(0.62.0)
1.0
(0.52.1)
1.2
(0.52.8)
11.5
(0.92.3)

Siderophores1.2
(0.62.2)
1.8 
(0.93.7)
12.7
(1.4–5.4)*
11.2
(0.53.0)
3.5
(1.7–7.1)*
2.4
(1.1–5.3)*

Statistically significant OR.

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