Skip directly to site content Skip directly to page options Skip directly to A-Z link Skip directly to A-Z link Skip directly to A-Z link
Volume 8, Number 1—January 2002

Prevalence and Genetic Profiling of Virulence Determinants of Non-O157 Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli Isolated from Cattle, Beef, and Humans, Calcutta, India

Asis Khan*, Shinji Yamasaki*†, Toshio Sato†, Thandavarayan Ramamurthy*, Amit Pal*, Simanti Datta*, Nandini Roy Chowdhury*, Suresh Chandra Das‡, Asim Sikdar‡, Teizo Tsukamoto§, Sujit Kumar Bhattacharya*, Yoshifumi Takeda¶, and Gopinath Balakrish Nair*#Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Calcutta, India; †Research Institute, International Medical Center of Japan, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan; ‡Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Belgachia, Calcutta, India; §Osaka Prefectural Public Health Institute, Osaka, Japan; ¶National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan; #International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Main Article

Table 4

Clinical manifestation and other information on patients from whom Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli was isolated

STEC strain number Clinical manifestation
Stool characteristics Age (years) Sex Religion Vomiting Fever Dehydration Other pathogen(s) present in the stool samples
AK-26a Watery 32 M H Negative Negative Severe Vibrio parahaemolyticus
None Watery 28 F MU Positive Positive No None
None Watery 17 F H Positive Positive Moderate None
AK-18 Watery 30 M H Positive Positive Severe V. cholerae O139
AK-29a Watery 50 M O Positive Positive Severe V. cholerae O1
AK-31 Watery 2 M H Positive Negative Severe None
AK-32 Watery 40 F O Negative Negative Moderate V . cholerae non-O1 non-O139
AK-33 Watery 27 M MU Positive Positive No None
AK-14 Bloody M MU Negative Positive No V. parahaemolyticus, Shigella spp.
AK-30 Bloody 2 F MU Negative Positive No None
AK-40 Bloody F MU Negative Positive Moderate Shigella spp.

aStrains isolated from one stool specimen but belonging to different serotypes.
H, Hindu; MU, Muslim; O, Other religion; M, male; F, female.

Main Article

Page created: April 18, 2012
Page updated: April 18, 2012
Page reviewed: April 18, 2012
The conclusions, findings, and opinions expressed by authors contributing to this journal do not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Public Health Service, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or the authors' affiliated institutions. Use of trade names is for identification only and does not imply endorsement by any of the groups named above.