Enterohaemorrhagic E. coli in veterinary medicine.

  title={Enterohaemorrhagic E. coli in veterinary medicine.},
  author={Stuart W. Naylor and David L. Gally and J. Christopher Low},
  journal={International journal of medical microbiology : IJMM},
  volume={295 6-7},
The emergence of enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli (EHEC) as major human pathogens began with the identification of serotype O157:H7 in the early 1980s as the cause of various food-borne outbreaks of severe intestinal disease. The key virulence factors include verocytotoxins (Vt) and effectors and adhesins associated with type III secretion systems… CONTINUE READING