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Table 4 Prevalence of ETEC fimbrial subtypes among 280 pig farms with cases of PWD examined in Europe

From: Prevalence of virulence factors in enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli isolated from pigs with post-weaning diarrhoea in Europe

ETEC subtype Percentagea (number) of affected pig farms in a given country
Belgium and The Netherlands France Italy Germany All countriesb
F4-ETEC 23.9 (21) 37.4 (34) 46.4 (39) 41.2 (7) 36.1 (101)
F18-ETEC 10.2 (9) 17.6 (16) 29.8 (25) 5.9 (1) 18.2 (51)
F4,F18-ETEC - 9.9 (9) 4.8 (4) - 4.6 (13)
F5-ETEC 1.1 (1) - - - 0.4 (1)
F4-ETEC & F18-ETEC 1.1 (1) - - - 0.4 (1)
All subtypes 36.4 (32) 64.8 (59) 81.0 (68) 47.1 (8) 59.6 (167)
  1. a Percentage of positive farms over total farms investigated in a given country: Belgium and The Netherlands, 88; France, 91; Italy, 84 and Germany, 17
  2. b Percentage of positive farms over all farms investigated (n = 280)