TABLE 4

Phylogenetic and virulence characteristics of 126 E. coli isolates

Specific traitNo. (%) of isolates with trait
Total (n = 126)ST131 isolates (n = 43)Non-ST131 isolates (n = 40)Fecal isolates (n = 43)
Phylogenetic group
    Group A34 (27)0 (0)9 (22.5)25 (58)
    Group B110 (8)0 (0)8 (20)2 (5)
    Group B262 (49)43 (100)15 (37.5)4 (9)
    Group D20 (16)0 (0)8 (20)12 (28)
Virulence genes
    afa16 (13)7 (16)1 (3)8 (19)
    sfa-foc4 (3)4 (9)0 (0)0 (0)
    papA45 (36)29 (67)12 (30)4 (9)
    aer55 (44)32 (74)9 (23)14 (33)
    hlyD11 (9)6 (14)2 (5)3 (7)
    cnf4 (3)3 (7)1 (3)0 (0)