Virulence, serotype and phylogenetic groups of diarrhoeagenic Escherichia coli isolated during digestive infections in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

@article{Dadi2014VirulenceSA,
  title={Virulence, serotype and phylogenetic groups of diarrhoeagenic Escherichia coli isolated during digestive infections in Abidjan, C{\^o}te d’Ivoire},
  author={A. Dadi{\'e} and N. Kouassi and {\'E}. Dako and M. Dje and M. Dosso},
  journal={African Journal of Biotechnology},
  year={2014},
  volume={13},
  pages={998-1008}
}
The virulence, serotype and phylogenetic traits of diarrhoeagenic Escherichia coli were detected in 502 strains isolated during digestive infections. Molecular detection of the target virulence genes, rfb gene of operon O and phylogenetic grouping genes Chua, yjaA and TSPE4.C2 was performed. Prevalence of strains harbouring virulent genes was 7.8%. The virulent genes eaeA, bfp, stx2, st1, lt, aggA, east1, ipaH, ial, cnf1 and afa were detected. EAEC (36%) and both EPEC and ATEC (25.6%) are the… Expand

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