enteropathogen


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enteropathogen

 [en″ter-o-path´o-jen]
a microorganism that causes disease of the intestine. adj., adj enteropathogen´ic.

en·ter·o·path·o·gen

(en'tĕr-ō-path'ō-jen),
An organism capable of producing disease in the intestinal tract.

enteropathogen

(ĕn′tə-rō-păth′ə-jən, -jĕn′)
n.
A microorganism capable of producing intestinal disease.

en′ter·o·path′o·gen′ic (-jĕn′ĭk) adj.

en·ter·o·path·o·gen

(en'tĕr-ō-path'ŏ-jen)
An organism capable of producing disease in the intestinal tract.

enteropathogen

a microorganism with pathogenicity for the intestine. Includes enterobacteria, enterococci, corynebacteria, Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis, Brachyspirahyodysenteriae, Lawsonia intracellularis, campylobacter, clostridia, coronavirus, rotavirus, torovirus, calicivirus, astrovirus, canine parvovirus, bovine virus diarrhea virus, rinderpest virus, malignant catarrhal fever virus, coccidia, cryptosporidia.
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2005) reported that houseflies trap the enteropathogen Aeromonas caviae between successive layers of their PTM, and the PTM in larval Trichoplusia ni has been shown to limit infection by baculovirus (Wang and Grandados, 1998).
In stool samples from 44 patients tested by reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction, norovirus was confirmed in 22 (50%) specimens; no other enteropathogen was identified.
Many cases of gastroenteritis without a confirmed enteropathogen have viral causes.
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All samples were submitted from commercial pig farms to our laboratory for enteropathogen detection.
It has also been shown that the negative influence of diarrhoea on nutrition is enteropathogen specific.
histolytica was the most common prevalent enteropathogen associated with GE in the present study (120 case; 20%) which was even more common than RV cases as well as cases of enteric bacteria caused by either Salmonella or Shigella.
Two strains of Aeromonas caviae were used, one (A) isolated from an asymptomatic patient and the other one (D) from a patient with diarrhea in which the isolated Aeromonas was the only enteropathogen.