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Table 4 Prevalence of E. coli in the animal housing environment, rodent feed and drinking water

From: Genetic characterization of commensal Escherichia coli isolated from laboratory rodents

Sample Presence of E. coli a Phylogenetic groupb Presence of ESBL genesc
Table top NP
Tap NP
Trolley NP
Wash basin + B1
Rodent feed NP
Drinking water NP
  1. aPresence of E. coli; + = E. coli present, − = E. coli not present
  2. bPhylogenetic group; B1 = E. coli phylogroup B1, − = not detected
  3. cPresence of ESBL genes; − = ESBL genes not detected, NP = not performed