Table 3

Longitudinal survey of EHEC shedding and EspB serology in farms D and H

Herd and animalaEspB-seropositive and culture-positive cattle at sample pointb:
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Herd D
    1O157O157O26O157
    2
    3O157
    4
    5O157O157O157
    6O157O157O157O157
    7O157O157
    8O157O157
    9O157O157
    10O157
Herd H
    1O111NS
    2O26O111NS
    3NS
    4O26O26NS
    5O26NS
    6O26O26NS
    7O26NS
    8NS
    9O26O26NS
    10O26NS
  • a For herd D, animals were sampled at 8 (6-weekly) sampling time points; for herd H, animals were sampled at 7 (6-weekly) sampling time points.

  • b NS, not sampled. Shading indicates that an animal is seropositive for EspB.