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Table 6 The prevalence of virulence genes among E. coli, S.aureus and P. multocida strains isolated from calves

From: Prevalence, the antibiogram and the frequency of virulence genes of the most predominant bacterial pathogens incriminated in calf pneumonia

Bacterial species (n)Target genePCR positive, N (%)
E. coli (n = 49)fimH49 (100)
eaeA12 (24.5)
hly10 (20.4)
stx10
stx20
S. aureus (n = 26)spa26 (100)
 coa26 (100)
P. multocida (n = 3)toxA3 (100)