[Isolation of enteric pathogeic agents in Côte d'Ivoire: Escherichia coli O157:H7 and enteroaggregative E. coli].

Abstract

New pathogens including Escherichia coli O157:H7 have emerged and spread world-wide as the most important cause of foodborne infections. We established a prospective study in Abidjan from 1996 to 1999 to determine the prevalence of Shiga-toxin producing E. coli (STEC) in our environment. Two O157 strains were found. One (EA47) O157:H7 was isolated from… (More)

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