The contamination of the large intestinal cavity by means of enterotoxigenic and enteropathogenic
coli bacilli and opportunistic pathogenic Enterobacteria, that testified the possibility of further bacterial translocation to the peritoneum or other internal organs.
The researchers noted that interventions targeting five pathogens (rotavirus, Shigella, ST-ETEC, Cryptosporidium, typical enteropathogenic
E coli) could substantially reduce the burden of moderate-to-severe diarrhoea.
Prevalence and virulence gene profiles of Shiga toxin--producing Escherichia coli and enteropathogenic
Escherichia coli from diarrhoeic and healthy lambs in India.
Occurrence of some enteropathogenic
bacteria in some minimally and fully processed ready--to--eat foods in Kano metropolis, Nigeria.
Two distinct groups of porcine enteropathogenic
Escherichia coli strains of serogroup 045 are revealed by comparative genomic hybridization and virulence gene microarray.
Escherichia coli is associated with 4 types of human enteric disease, including enteropathogenic
(diarrhea, mostly in infants), enterotoxigenic (secretory diarrhea by elaboration of heatlabile, heat stable enterotoxins or both, causing profuse watery diarrhea, and are often implicated in cases of traveler's diarrhea), enteroinvasive and hemorrhagic (dysentery-like illness similar to Shigella infections).
Another study in infants with diarrhea due to enteropathogenic
Escherichia coli strains showed similar mucosal abnormalities by morphometric analysis.
For example, it has been shown that Lactobacillus Rosell-52 binds to the attachment sites of pathogenic bacteria such as enteropathogenic
Escherichia coli (EPEC) and enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli (EHEC)--the causes of protracted diarrhoea in infants and hemorrhagic colitis, respectively--on intestinal epithelial cells, avoiding pathogen installation and translocation.
disorders, reported anti-bacterial activity of crude extract against various enteropathogenic
bacteria (Alanis, et al, 2005); husk fiber used in northeastern Brazil traditional medicine for treatment of diarrhea, aqueous extract of husk fiber (containing polyphenolic compounds) demonstrated anti-microbial activity against Staphylococcus aureus (Esquenazi, et al, 2002); reportedly, water from young coconut can be used in children with mild diarrheal disease (Adams, 1992).
Other bacterial causes of gastroenteritis such as the enteropathogenic
Populations of enteropathogenic
bacteria may be substantially reduced or eliminated by treating animals with an effective amount of 2-nitropropanol, 2-nitroethane or 2-nitroethanol.
A blind test of 118 bacterial samples including the 8 foodborne pathogens and 4 other pathogens (Yersinia enterocolitica, Proteus vulgaris, enteropathogenic