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Table 2 Isolation sources of the FGI+ and FMI+ enterobacterial taxa

From: Flashy flagella: flagellin modification is relatively common and highly versatile among the Enterobacteriaceae

Locus Isolation Source # strains (% positive strains) Specific source/relationship with host #strains (% source)
FGI Plant 129 (42.0 %) Pathogen 103 (79.8 %)
Saprophyte 26 (20.2 %)
Human 96 (31.3 %) Clinical 91 (94.8 %)
Commensal 5 (5.2 %)
Environmental 55 (17.9 %) Fresh/Marine water 32 (58.2 %)
Food 12 (21.8 %)
Soil 9 (16.4 %)
Other 2 (3.6 %)
Animal 12 (3.9 %) Vertebrate 1 (8.3 %
Invertebrate 11 (91.7 %)
Not available 15 (4.9 %)   
FMI Human 137 (45.4 %) Clinical 137 (100 %)
Animal 79 (26.2 %) Vertebrate 77 (97.5 %)
Invertebrate 2 (2.5 %)
Environmental 42 (13.9 %) Food 24 (57.1 %)
Soil 7 (16.7 %)
Fresh/Marine water 4 (9.5 %)
Other 7 (16.7 %)
Plant 21 (7.0 %) Pathogen 7 (33.3 %)
Saprophyte 14 (66.7 %)
Not available 23 (7.6 %)   
  1. The specific source and/or relationship with host form which the strains were isolated and the relative proportions for each category of isolation source are shown