Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli: foe or innocent bystander?

@article{Hu2015EnteropathogenicEC,
  title={Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli: foe or innocent bystander?},
  author={Jia Zhe Hu and Alfredo G Torres},
  journal={Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases},
  year={2015},
  volume={21 8},
  pages={729-34}
}
Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli (EPEC) remain one the most important pathogens infecting children and they are one of the main causes of persistent diarrhoea worldwide. Historically, typical EPEC (tEPEC), defined as those isolates with the attaching and effacement (A/E) genotype (eae(+)), which possess bfpA(+) and lack the stx(-) genes are found strongly associated with diarrhoeal cases. However, occurrence of atypical EPEC (aEPEC; eae(+)bfpA(-)stx(-)) in diarrhoeal and asymptomatic hosts has… CONTINUE READING
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