New adhesin of enteroaggregative Escherichia coli related to the Afa/Dr/AAF family.

@article{Boisen2008NewAO,
  title={New adhesin of enteroaggregative Escherichia coli related to the Afa/Dr/AAF family.},
  author={Nadia Boisen and Carsten Struve and Flemming Scheutz and Karen Angeliki Krogfelt and James P Nataro},
  journal={Infection and immunity},
  year={2008},
  volume={76 7},
  pages={3281-92}
}
Enteroaggregative Escherichia coli (EAEC) is an important cause of diarrhea worldwide. We analyzed 17 Danish EAEC strains, isolated in the course of a case control study, for phenotypic and genotypic properties. The strains belonged to at least 14 different serotypes. Using PCR to investigate the prevalence of various putative virulence genes, we found that… CONTINUE READING