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Nucleotide sequence of the Shiga-like toxin genes of Escherichia coli.
qRT-PCR was used to investigate the transcription levels of curli genes (csgA and csgB), motility genes [flhD and motB), Shiga-like toxin genes (stxl and stx2), and quorum-sensing genes (IsrA and luxS) in E.
Unfortunately, there is a potential for false-negative test results, particularly in stools that may contain low levels of Shiga-like toxins.
coli that are capable of producing Shiga-like toxins 1 and/or 2.
Heterogeneity of the amino-acid sequences of Escherichia coli Shiga-like toxin type-I operons.
The patent covers the production and use of antibodies that detect Shiga-like toxins (SLTs) or verotoxin (VT) producing strains of Escherichia coli 0157:H7 for use in the Company's VeroTest(TM) diagnostic product.
The SZ gene is a presumptive indicator of the organism, and the test is made definitive by detecting either of the shiga-like toxin SLT I and II genes.
Genotyping of Shiga-like toxin genes in non-O157 Escherichia coli strains associated with haemolytic uraemic syndrome.