Organization of Escherichia coli O157 O Antigen Gene Cluster and Identification of Its Specific Genes

@article{Wang1998OrganizationOE,
  title={Organization of Escherichia coli O157 O Antigen Gene Cluster and Identification of Its Specific Genes},
  author={Lei Wang and Peter R. Reeves},
  journal={Infection and Immunity},
  year={1998},
  volume={66},
  pages={3545 - 3551}
}
ABSTRACT The O157:H7 clone of Escherichia coli, which causes major, often prolonged outbreaks of gastroenteritis with hemolytic-uremic syndrome (HUS) such as those in Japan, Scotland, and the United States recently, is thought to be resident normally in cattle or other domestic animals. This clone is of major significance for public health and the food industry. We have developed a fast method for sequencing a given O antigen gene cluster and applied it to O157. The O157 O antigen gene cluster… 

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