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.
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enteroaggregative Escherichia coliAbbreviation: EAggEC
A type of E. coli that causes persistent diarrhea, esp. in the immunosuppressed.
See also: Escherichia coli
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