TABLE 3

Presence of E. coli harboring toxin genes in rainwater samples

Sampling% of rainwater tanks contaminated with E. coli toxin gene(s)Sample(s) positive fora:
EPEC eaeEIEC ipaHEHEC stxEAEC aggR
410NDNDND9
6205NDND4
750NDNDND2, 6, 8, 7, 10
8901ND9, 101, 2, 3, 5, 6, 10
  • a ND, not detected. The sampling tank numbers where particular genes were isolated are indicated.