TABLE 2.

Prevalence of EAggEC-associated genes among E. coli isolates

Strain originNo. of strains testedNo. of strainsa with the following genes detected:
AA aggR aapAAaapNone
Feces—healthy1059 (8.6%)1194
Feces—diarrhea687 (10.3%)2059
Bacteremia903 (3.3%)0087
UTI in men680 (0.0%)0068
Total33119 (5.7%)31308
  • a Percentages of strains relative to the number of tested strains are shown in parentheses.