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Table 3 Number of E. coli isolates from human and 18 animal species and its adhesion patterns on Caco-2, IPEC-J2, 5637 and PK-15

From: Adhesion patterns of commensal and pathogenic Escherichia coli from humans and wild animals on human and porcine epithelial cell lines

  Human Domestic pig Roe deer Europ. hedgehog Europ. hare Europ. otter Mar ten Europ. badger House mouse Europ. rabbit Rac coon Brown rat Red squirrel Wild boar Red fox Eurasian sparrow hawk Long-eared owl Common buzzard Common blackbird sum
Isolates 19 22 23 22 8 7 19 7 9 6 22 4 17 22 21 13 5 14 22 282
Caco-2
Microcolonies 5 4 3 6 4 - 6 2 - 1 6 2 8 1 4 - - 2 8 62
Chains - - 2 - - - 3 - - - - - - 2 - - - 1 1 9
Distributed 5 5 5 1 3 5 2 4 3 4 8 1 8 1 3 8 3 7 8 84
Non-adherent 9 13 13 15 1 2 8 1 6 1 8 1 1 18 14 5 2 4 5 127
IPEC-J2
Microcolonies 3 3 2 6 3 - 7 2 - 2 2 2 5 - 6 1 - 1 7 52
Chains - - - 1 - - - - - - - - - 2 - - - 1 1 5
Distributed 7 4 3 5 - 2 7 2 3 1 1 - 3 1 - 3 1 3 9 55
Non-adherent 9 15 18 10 5 5 5 3 6 3 19 2 9 19 15 9 4 9 5 170
5637
Microcolonies 1 2 4 5 1 - 5 1 - 1 4 2 4 1 3 - - 1 4 39
Chains - - 1 - - - 1 - - - - - - 2 - - - - 2 6
Clumps 1 - - - - - - - - - - - 1 - - - - - - 2
Distributed 6 5 2 2 2 2 3 - - - 3 - 3 5 3 2 1 2 2 43
Non-adherent 11 15 16 15 5 5 10 6 9 5 15 2 9 14 15 11 4 11 14 192
PK-15
Microcolonies 6 2 3 2 2 - 4 1 - 2 2 2 2 - 4 - - 1 6 39
Chains - - 1 - - - 1 - - - - - - 2 - - - 1 1 6
Distributed 2 3 1 1 1 - 3 1 1 2 - 1 3 1 4 3 1 5 1 34
Non-adherent 11 17 18 19 5 7 11 5 8 2 20 1 12 19 13 10 4 7 14 203
  1. Distributed = diffuse adherent and diffusely distributed.