Typical enteroaggregative and atypical enteropathogenic types of Escherichia coli are the most prevalent diarrhea-associated pathotypes among Brazilian children.

@article{Araujo2007TypicalEA,
  title={Typical enteroaggregative and atypical enteropathogenic types of Escherichia coli are the most prevalent diarrhea-associated pathotypes among Brazilian children.},
  author={Joel M. Araujo and Graciela F. Tabarelli and Katia R. S. Aranda and Sandra Hilde Fabbricotti and Ulysses Fagundes-Neto and Caio M{\'a}rcio Figueiredo Mendes and Isabel C. A. Scaletsky},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={45 10},
  pages={3396-9}
}
A 1-year prospective study was carried out in two large urban centers of São Paulo State, Brazil, to determine the prevalences and roles of the different Escherichia coli pathotypes in children less than 5 years of age with diarrhea presenting to the emergency rooms of public hospitals or visiting private pediatricians' offices. Of the pathotypes sought, typical enteroaggregative and atypical enteropathogenic types of E. coli were isolated for 8.9% and 5.4% of 774 diarrhea cases, respectively… CONTINUE READING

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