verotoxin

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verotoxin

(vĕr-ō-tŏks′ĭn)
A heat-labile toxin produced by some types of Escherichia coli.

verotoxin

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Simultaneous identification of strains of Escherichia coli serotype O157:H7 and their Shiga-like toxin type by mismatch amplification mutation assay-multiplex PCR.
However, they changed the expression patterns of Shiga-like toxin genes and quorum sensing genes in different ways.
Direct detection of Escherichia coli Shiga-like toxin genes in primary fecal cultures by polymerase chain reaction.
Genotyping of Shiga-like toxin genes in non-O157 Escherichia coli strains associated with haemolytic uraemic syndrome.
Frequent loss of Shiga-like toxin genes in clinical isolates of Escherichia coli upon subcultivation.
Pseudomonas aeruginosa can cause false-positive identification of verotoxin (Shiga-like toxin) production by a commercial enzyme immune assay system for the detection of Shiga-like toxins (SLTs).
Polymerase chain reaction allowed detection of Shiga-like toxin slt-1 and slt-2 genes (1,2) in isolates from all patients.
Rapid method to detect shiga toxin and shiga-like toxin I based on binding to globotriosyl ceramide (Gb3), their natural receptor.
A PCR-based assay for the detection of Escherichia coli Shiga-like toxin genes in ground beef.
Production of Shiga-like toxin among Escherichia coli strains and other bacteria isolated from diarrhea in Silo Paulo, Brazil.
Cloning of a Vero toxin (VT1, Shiga-like toxin 1) gene from a VT1-converting phage isolated from Escherichia coli O157:H7.