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Table. 3.

Frequency of virulence factor genes and phylogenetic groups of E. coli strains from patients with urinary tract infection isolated in 1989 and 2010-2014

Target Strains isolated in
1989 (n=123) 2010-2014 (n=558)
VFs hlyA 17 (13.8%) 68 (12.2%)
fimG/H 103 (83.7%) 517 (92.7%)
usp 40 (32.5%) 152 (27.2%)
cnf1 14 (11.4%) 146 (26.2%)
papC 26 (21.1%) 208 (37.3%)
sfaD/E 16 (13.0%) 99 (17.7%)
PGs A 30 (24.4%) 56 (10%)
B1 11 (8.9%) 31 (5.6%)
B2 49 (39.8%) 344 (61.6%)
D 33 (26.8%) 127 (22.8%)

Abbreviation: VFs, vrulence factor; PG, phylogenetic group

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