Isolates of the Enterobacter cloacae complex induce apoptosis of human intestinal epithelial cells.

Abstract

Strains of the Enterobacter cloacae complex are becoming increasingly important human pathogen. The aim of the study was to identify, by sequencing the hsp60 gene, the species of clinical isolates phenotypically identified as E. cloacae and to examine them for virulence-associated properties: the ability of adhesion, invasion to HEp-2 cells and the induced… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.micpath.2010.04.003

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