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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Enteroaggregative Escherichia coli (EAEC) is an emerging pathogen that causes diarrhea in many parts of the world, including children from Israel (1) and Jordan (2).
IV fluid Vomit Fever findings 1 + + +39 2 + - -- Malabsorption, prolonged diarrhea 3 + + +40 4 + + -- 5 + + +40 6 + + +39 Tonsilitis 7 - - -- 8 + - +39 Otitis 9 + - +40 Tonsilitis 10 + + +40 11 + - +39 UTI 12 + - -- 13 + - +40 Tonsilitis leukocytosis 14 + - +38.7 Meningitis 15 + + +40 16 + - -- 17 + + +40 * EAEC, enteroaggregative Escherichia coli; PCR, polymerase chain reaction; ST, heat-stable toxin; UTI, urinary tract infections; NT, not tested.
Heterogenous virulence of enteroaggregative Escherichia coli strains isolated from children in southwest Nigeria.
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.