LEEways: tales of EPEC, ATEC and EHEC.

  title={LEEways: tales of EPEC, ATEC and EHEC.},
  author={M Alexander Schmidt},
  journal={Cellular microbiology},
  volume={12 11},
Intestinal pathogenic Escherichia coli are a major cause of worldwide morbidity and mortality. Currently seven intestinal pathovars are recognized causing a wide range of intestinal disorders that are sometimes associated with severe and even lethal complications. The arsenal of virulence factors is used to subvert cellular functions of the host thereby enhancing adaptation, virulence and pathogenicity. Virulence factor profiles are largely the result of the acquisition of mobile genetic… CONTINUE READING

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