Enteroaggregative Escherichia coli.

  title={Enteroaggregative Escherichia coli.},
  author={David M. Law and Henrik Chart},
  journal={Journal of applied microbiology},
  volume={84 5},
Enteroaggregative Escherichia coli (EAggEC) are a group of E. coli characterized by the ability to adhere to cultured cell monolayers with an aggregative or 'stacked brick' adhesion phenotype. These strains of E. coli are distinct from other pathogenic groups of E. coli. Epidemiological evidence suggests that strains of EAggEC are a significant cause of protracted diarrhoea in children, and may cause diarrhoea in adults. The group is heterogeneous, comprising a diverse range of serotypes that… CONTINUE READING


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