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Volume 23, Number 12—December 2017

Evolutionary Context of Non–Sorbitol-Fermenting Shiga Toxin–Producing Escherichia coli O55:H7

Kyle Schutz, Lauren A. Cowley, Sharif Shaaban, Anne Carroll, Eleanor McNamara, David L. Gally, Gauri Godbole, Claire JenkinsComments to Author , and Timothy J. Dallman
Author affiliations: Public Health England Colindale, London, UK (K. Schutz, L.A. Cowley, G. Godbole, C. Jenkins, T.J. Dallman); The University of Edinburgh, Midlothian, UK (S. Shaaban, D.L. Gally); Cherry Orchard Hospital, Dublin, Ireland (A. Carroll, E. McNamara)

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Table 1

Escherichia coli O55:H7 genome sequences retrieved from publicly available databases*

Name Accession no. Serotype STX SOR GUD Reference
USDA 5905 SRS702210 O55 + + (7)
3256–97–1 AEUA01000000 O55 + + (7)
RM12579–1 CP003109 O55 + + (7)
CB9615 NC_013941 O55 + + (10)
ZH-1141 Pending O55:H7 + + (14)
2013C-4465 GCA_001644745.1 O55 Stx1a + + (15)
Sakai O157:H7 Stx1a and 2a (16)
155 CP018237 O157:H7 Stx2a (17)
TL-000142 ERR180875 O55 + + This study
SRR3578942 SRR3578942 O55:H7 Stx2d + + This study
TL-000132 ERR197199 O55 + + This study
3041–1_85 ERR197201 O55 + + This study
100446 ERR178176 O55:H7 + + This study

*GUD, β-glucuronidase; SOR, sorbitol; Stx, Shiga toxin; –, negative; +, positive.

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