Identification of serotypes and virulence markers of Escherichia coli isolated from human stool and urine samples in Egypt.


PURPOSE Haemorrhagic colitis and haemolytic-uremic syndrome are associated with Shiga-toxin producing Escherichia coli (STEC). There are others DEC (Diarrhoeagenic E. coli) pathotypes responsible for outbreaks and others toxins associated to these. Most clinical signs of disease arise as a consequence of the production of Shiga toxin 1 (Stx1), Stx2 or… (More)
DOI: 10.4103/0255-0857.99492


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