TABLE 2.

Number of cSTEC isolates from cattle feces and water in a longitudinal study of feedlot cattle

Feedlot and sample (n)No. of cSTEC isolatesa at:
Induction1 moPreslaughter
1
    Feces (25)1 (3)2 (15)2b (7)
    Water (1)0 (0)0 (1)1 (1)
2
    Feces (25)12 (17)4 (8)5 (14)
    Water (1)0 (0)1 (1)1 (1)
3
    Feces (25)14 (15)0 (1)0 (3)
    Water (1)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)
  • a Numbers in parentheses are numbers of samples with cSTEC profiles after enrichment in EC (modified) broth.

  • b n = 24.