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Table 2 Distribution of virulence genes among the E. coli and Salmonella spp.

From: Molecular basis of virulence in clinical isolates of Escherichia coli and Salmonella species from a tertiary hospital in the Eastern Cape, South Africa

Bacterial Strain Number of isolate Virulence genes
   fliC invA sefA aggR eaeA EAST LT ST virA
Salmonella spp. (case) 119 15 105 0 ND ND ND ND ND ND
Salmonella (control) 8 0 7 0 ND ND ND ND ND ND
E coli (case) 90 ND ND ND 13 21 24 5 0 2
E coli (control) 85 ND ND ND 10 11 19 0 0 0
  1. ND-Not determined.