A rabbit model of diarrhea due to invasive Escherichia coli.

@article{Cantey1977ARM,
  title={A rabbit model of diarrhea due to invasive Escherichia coli.},
  author={Joseph Robert Cantey and P D O'Hanley and R K Blake},
  journal={The Journal of infectious diseases},
  year={1977},
  volume={136 5},
  pages={640-8}
}
A nonpiliated strain of invasive Escherichia coli of human origin (HInvEC) was given to rabbits (weight, 0.7-1.1 kg) in doses ranging from 1.5 X 10(8) to 2.5 X 10(10) bacteria. E. coli strain HInvEC colonized the ileum, cecum, and colon in large numbers for one to three days and produced diarrhea in 91 ((58%) of the 156 rabbits. A dose of 2.5 X 10(10… CONTINUE READING