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Table 2 Detection of enteroadherent E. coli (ECC) isolated from cases and controls by genotypic and phenotypic tests

From: Genotypic and phenotypic analysis of diarrheagenic Escherichia coli strains isolated from Brazilian children living in low socioeconomic level communities

Diagnostic test N. (%) of isolates
(n=560) EEC EPEC EAEC DAEC
PCR assay 234 (41.8) 52 (9.3) 117 (20.9) 65 (11.6)
DNA probe 206 (36.8) 50 (8.9) 99 (17.7) 57 (10.2)
HEp-2 adhesion 252 (45) 3 (0.5) 145 (25.9) 104 (18.6)