ETEC


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ETEC

ETEC

abbreviation for enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli.

ETEC

Enterotoxic Escherichia coli, see there.

ETEC

Abbreviation for enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli.

ETEC

enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli.
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Linear regression analyses of all 3 ETEC qRT-PCR assays resulted in an estimated LOD at 30 CFU per 20 [micro]L of reaction volume and 3 CFU per 20 [micro]L reaction volume for Shig-ipaH qRT-PCR assay (Table 1).
Sequencing of the same region (performed as described [14]) in the 24 ST-only isolates in this study showed that all STp/CS6 isolates had identical CS6 sequences to the STp/CS6 ETEC strain GB124 (GenBank accession no.
A computer-based search was performed in Medline to retrieve scientific literature published between 1970 and July 1999 using the key words: ETEC, Escherichia coli, diarrhea, human, morbidity, and mortality, which yielded 3,302 articles, of which 664 were culled.
However, ETEC (serotype O6:NM) that produced LT and ST was isolated from stool specimens from seven of nine ill guests and from one of five well employees.
ETEC strains were isolated from acute watery non-bloody stool samples obtained from hospitalized children with diarrhea under five years of age in La Paz, Bolivia, between 2002-2006.
Virulence factors and identification of protective antigens in ETEC
For ciprofloxacin, ETEC strains demonstrated a ninefold increase in resistance, from 3% in 1997 to 20% in 2006-2008.
The most common agent in all regions was ETEC, with 270 samples isolated from the total 291 travelers to Mexico/Guatemala (grouped together as "Latin America") and 98 of 143 travelers to India.
To broaden his skills, he enrolled on a series of Learning and Skills Council (LSC) North East funded courses with ETEC Ltd, a training and development company based in Sunderland.
ETEC uses thin hair-like fibers called "pili" or "fimbriae" on its surface to attach to host intestinal epithelia, an early, vital step in diarrhea pathogenesis.