[Molecular investigation of enteroaggregative, shiga toxin-producing E. coli O104:H4 isolated in Poland during the recent international outbreak--characteristic of epidemic clone].

@article{Januszkiewicz2011MolecularIO,
  title={[Molecular investigation of enteroaggregative, shiga toxin-producing E. coli O104:H4 isolated in Poland during the recent international outbreak--characteristic of epidemic clone].},
  author={Aleksandra Januszkiewicz and Anna Chr{\'o}st and Tomasz Wołkowicz and Grzegorz Madajczak and Monika Wasiak and Jolanta Szych},
  journal={Medycyna doswiadczalna i mikrobiologia},
  year={2011},
  volume={63 4},
  pages={287-98}
}
Since early May 2011 a large food-borne outbreak caused by E. coli O104:H4 affected Germany then spread over 13 European countries, U.S.A. and Canada. The outbreak strain was found to possess an unusual combination of enteroaggregative E. coli pathotype with StxII. In this report we described the molecular investigation of epidemic clone in Poland during… CONTINUE READING