enteroaggregative Escherichia coli


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Related to enteroaggregative Escherichia coli: enteropathogenic Escherichia coli

en·ter·o·ag·greg·a·tive Esch·e·rich·i·a co·li

(en'tĕr-ō-ag'rĕ-gā-tiv esh'ĕr-ik'ē-ă kō'lī)
Pathogenic E. coli strains defined by their attachment to HEp-2 cells; cause persistent pediatric diarrhea.

enteroaggregative Escherichia coli

Abbreviation: EAggEC
A type of E. coli that causes persistent diarrhea, esp. in the immunosuppressed.
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Characteristics of adherence of enteroaggregative Escherichia coli to human and animal mucosa.
A sensitive and specific DNA probe to identify enteroaggregative Escherichia coli recently discovered diarrheal pathogen.
Heterogenous virulence of enteroaggregative Escherichia coli strains isolated from children in southwest Nigeria.
Characterization of enteroaggregative Escherichia coli isolated trout outbreaks of diarrheal disease in England.
To the Editor: Enteroaggregative Escherichia coli (EAggEC) heat-stable enterotoxin 1 (EAST1) was originally found as an enterotoxin of EaggEC (1).
Enteroaggregative Escherichia coli elaborate a heat-stable enterotoxin demonstrable in an in vitro rabbit intestinal model.