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Table 1 Genome characteristics of STEC EN1I-0044-2 compared with other highly pathogenic STECs

From: Comparative genomic analysis of a Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) O145:H25 associated with a severe pediatric case of hemolytic uremic syndrome in Davidson County, Tennessee, US

Chromosome O145:H25 str.
EN1I-0044-2
O145:H25 str.
CFSAN004177
O145:H28 str.
RM13514
O26:H11
str. 11,368
O103:H2
str. 12,009
O111:H-
str. 11,128
O157:H7
str. Sakai
Size (kb) 5131 5191 5586 5697 5449 5371 5498
GC (%) 50.5 50.5 50.7 50.7 50.7 50.6 50.5
CDSs 5149 5193 5613 5364 5054 4972 5230
tRNA 99 96 104 101 98 107 105
Prophages 13 14 20 21 15 17 18
stx genes stx2a stx2a stx2a stx1 stx1 + 2a stx1 + 2a stx1 + 2a
Number of ISa 55 73 53 62 50 56 37
Integrate elements (IE) 8 9 7 9 6 7 6
LEE-island integration locus pheU pheU selC pheU pheV pheV selC
pEHEC-like plasmid
 Size (kb) 50 52 87 85 76 78 93
 GC (%) 47 47 47.6 47.5 49.1 50 47.6
 CDSs 79 58 94 98 67 72 85
 Number of ISa 4 4 4 6 6 8 3
Other plasmid(s)
 Size (kb) 32/63 35/96 65 63/6/4 N/A 205/98/8/7 3
 GC (%) 49/51 49/48 53 52/46/44 N/A 47/48/50/50 43
 CDSs 48/86 46/120 69 93/10/3 N/A 222/121/10/10 3
 Number of ISa 4/0 5/0 6 1/0/0 N/A 14/1/0/0 0
Total genome size (bp) 5276 5374 5738 5855 5525 5767 5594
  1. aInsertion sequences (coverage ≥90%, identity ≥90%)