Subtyping method for Escherichia coli shiga toxin (verocytotoxin
) 2 variants and correlations to clinical manifestations.
These strains are defined by making of one or more cytotoxins, called verocytotoxin
1 (VT1) and verocytotoxin
2 (VT2), usually encoded by bacteriophages.
Perspective: The problem of non-O157:H7 Shiga toxin (Verocytotoxin
)-producing Escherichia coli.
Contact with Farming Environment as a Major Risk Factor for Shiga Toxin (Verocytotoxin
)Producing Escherichia coli O157 Infection in Humans.
Conference proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium and Workshop on Shiga Toxin (Verocytotoxin
) Producing Escherichia coli Infections, Baltimore, Maryland, 1998.
coli detection and VT1 or VT2 gene for verocytotoxin
producer was carried out as described by Ho et al.
Rhamnose MacConkey (VTEC O26) Agar is selective for verocytotoxin
producing Escherichia coli O26.
The association of Verocytotoxin
and the classification hemolytic-uremic syndrome.
EHEC possesses the genes for intimin and for enterohaemolysin, in addition to the genes for verocytotoxin
coli (STEC), also known as verocytotoxin
or verotoxin producing E.
producing Escherichia coli (enterohemorrhagic E.
producing Escherichia coli (VTEC) and Staphylococcus aureus (Little, et al., 2008; Carvalho, et al., 2007).