Table 6

Distribution of E. coli MLSTs by timing of the first collection of blood culture that grew E. coli

ST or ST complexNo. (%) of isolates for each collection time
>48 h<48 h
ST13114 (27)37 (73)
ST95a4 (10)36 (90)
ST73 complex4 (20)16 (80)
ST69a3 (17)15 (83)
ST12 complexa1 (8)11 (92)
Other STsa13 (18)61 (82)
Untyped6 (23)20 (77)
Totala46 (19)198 (81)
  • a Data on the timing of the first positive isolate collection are available for 244 of 249 E. coli isolates.