enterotoxic Escherichia coli

enterotoxic Escherichia coli

ETEC A group of E coli serotypes–implicated are O6, O8, O15, O20, O25 etc, which, like Vibrio cholerae and Yersinia spp, cause secretory or 'traveler's' diarrhea, due to a 80 kD heat-labile toxin that 'locks' the adenylate cyclase into the 'on' position
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Stool culture helps to identify bacterial causes (Salmonella, Shigella, enterotoxic Escherichia coli), especially in patients with fever and bloody stool.