Table 5.

Number of E. coli O157:H7 isolates with each RAPD pattern of total DNA at southwest Kansas beef cattle feedlots

RAPD patternNo. of isolates with pattern
AllPCR confirmed
SRVMTotalSRVMTotal
11054221832114
261016459
31111
411
511
611
7112
811
911
10112
111111
1211
1311
1411211
1511
1611
Total no. of patterns77632421
Total no. of isolates161618454997126
  • a Results represent four southwest Kansas beef cattle feedlots (S, R, V, and M) and were obtained from all isolates (n = 54) and PCR-confirmed isolates (n = 26). The analysis includes multiple isolates from a single sample. A blank space indicates the pattern was not identified at the feedlot.