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Esch•e•rich•i•a co•li

(ˌɛʃ əˈrɪk i ə ˈkoʊ laɪ)

n.
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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The ETEC and Shig-ipaH qRT-PCR assays, thermocycler ("Ruggedized" Advanced Pathogen Identification Device (RAPID), BioFire Diagnostics, Inc (BDI), Salt Lake City, UT), and equipment and supplies were packed in 2 hardened cases (Pelican Products, Inc, Torrance, CA).
CEO of Gemma Power Systems, said, The Gemma team worked in close partnership with our customer ETEC to bring this project in on budget and three months ahead of schedule.
1,4) This has led to interest to try to use CS6 alone or in combination with other antigens in an ETEC vaccine.
The number of ETEC cases was lower than expected, as well, which "might have reduced the precision of our findings," the investigators said.
Today there is no ETEC vaccine available on the market for use in either children or travelers in ETEC high-risk areas.
coli strain was of great importance because of determining whether these ETEC were of similar serotypes and whether they were of the known enteropathogenic serotypes.
Audrey started her studies at ETEC with the four-week first steps community development work course.
We conducted this study to investigate whether adult travelers in Mexico and Guatemala are infected with certain circulating ST/ CS6 ETEC strains and to determine whether ETEC strains with the same E.
Dick Ellison, Chief Executive of ETEC, said: "Community Hand and Community Decorators, working in partnership with Back on the Map and other agencies, are delivering something, which local people want.
The specific antibodies in Travelan bind to the surface of the ETEC bacteria and inhibit their attachment to the gut wall, which is an essential step before they can activate and secrete the toxins that induce the violent gut spasms of traveller's diarrhoea.
coli strains with the capacity to elicit watery diarrhoea in humans (5,6), it was only possible to differentiate with certainty between ETEC and other diarrhoeagenic E.
Thus far, the ETEC has about 12 ``virtual'' tenants - that is, tenants who are receiving services from the center but not working on-site.