Table 3.

Characterization of Belgian ELISA-positive and -negativeE. coli strains

Strain originELISATotal no. of isolatesNo. eaepositiveNo. VT positiveNo. eae and VT positiveNo. eae and VT negative
Calves, 0–10 wk old, dead from enteritis+2112090
35190160
Calves, 6 mo old, normal+2316160
448151011
Calves, 2–8 wk old, with enteritis+115115NTNT0
7878NTNT0