Escherichia coli

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Esch•e•rich•i•a co•li

(ˌɛʃ əˈrɪk i ə ˈkoʊ laɪ)

a species of rod-shaped, facultatively anaerobic bacteria in the large intestine of humans and other animals, sometimes pathogenic.
[< New Latin, after T. Escherich (1857–1911), German physician; see -ia, coliform]
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Noun1.Escherichia coli - a species of bacterium normally present in intestinal tract of humans and other animals; sometimes pathogenic; can be a threat to food safety
escherichia - a genus of enteric bacteria
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In collaboration with Barry Schoub, we established the extremely laborious assays used at the time to identify rotaviruses, ETEC and EIEC.
75, the EIEC offers to place companies' new inventions on the register of protected trademarks.
coli strains (ETEC, EHEC, EIEC, and EAEC) associated with human illness from 24.
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EIEC has been found to be endemic to developing countries, particularly where sanitation is poor, and causes illness in both adults and children (1-3).