Genetic Virulence Profile of Enteroaggregative Escherichia coli Strains Isolated from Danish Children with Either Acute or Persistent Diarrhea

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Betina Hebbelstrup Jensen; Anja Poulsen; Stig Hebbelstrup Rye Rasmussen; Carsten Struve; Jørgen H. Engberg; Alice Friis-Møller; Nadia Boisen; Rie Jønsson; Randi F. Petersen; Andreas M. Petersen; Andreas M. Petersen; Andreas M. Petersen; Karen A. Krogfelt;
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology (issn: 2235-2988)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2017.00230/full, doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2017.00230
  • Subject: enteroaggregative Escherichia coli | EAEC | childhood diarrhea | virulence factors | risk factors | Microbiology | QR1-502

Enteroaggregative Escherichia coli (EAEC) is frequently found in diarrheal stools worldwide. It has been associated with persistent diarrhea, weight loss, and failure to thrive in children living in developing countries. A number of important EAEC virulence genes are id... View more
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