Diarrheagenic Escherichia coli strains, particularly Shiga toxin-producing E.
What does E stand for?
E stands for Escherichia (genus of the E. coli bacterium)
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Samples in periodicals archive:
The morbidity and mortality associated with several large outbreaks of gastrointestinal diseases caused by Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) indicating the threat of these organisms to public health (1).
Bernardez, 1988, Production of toxins by Escherichia coli strains isolated from calves with diarrehoea in Galicia (North-western Spain), Veterinary Microbiology, 18: 297-311.
ABSTRACT Fifty-seven strains of Escherichia coli from chicken intestines were isolated and tested against 15 antibiotics by the disk diffusion method.
Since 2001, biochemist George Bennett and bioengineer Ka-Yiu San, both professors at Rice University, have been tinkering with Escherichia coli to coax it to convert sugars to succinate, a chemical with multiple industrial uses.
00 [pounds sterling] (USA: Food & Nutrition Press) Verocytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli (VTEC), and in particular, strains of serogroup 0157, have emerged as significant pathogens causing a range of severe and potentially fatal illnesses.
999% of bacteria, such as Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coil, Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella choleraesuis, Shigella boydil, and Klebsiella pneumoniae in 60 seconds on hard, nonporous food-contact surfaces.
For instance, fast food restaurants are typically less contaminated with Escherichia coli than fancy table-service establishments are.