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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Panax Etec is the first Korean company to domestically produce electrolyte products for secondary batteries.
coli strains positive for STa and/or F5 were classified as ETEC; if positive for Stx2 and/ or Stx1,they were considered STEC; EHEC strains were identified as positive for Stx and intimin; strains positive for intimin only were classified as EPEC; strains positive for CNF2 were classified as NTEC; Strains positive for EAST-1 only were classified as EAEC pathovars.
Once it spreads in the whole body, it is called collibacillosis septicaemia, meaning poisoning by bacteria and their toxins.You may now appreciate why ETEC infection requires a complex treatment plan approached from the different aspects of the disease.
Mixed infections of 2 or more bacterial pathogens were detected in 58 (24.5%); t-EPEC co-infected with ETEC (5.5%, n=13) and ETEC co-infected with EAEC (4.2%, n=10) were the most frequent co-infecting pathogens detected (Table 2).
The researchers studied samples taken directly from citizens who volunteered to become infected with ETEC.
12 June 2018 - North Carolina, US-based specialty chemicals company Platform Specialty Products Corp.'S (NYSE: PAH) Arysta LifeScience business, which comprises its Agricultural Solutions segment, has completed the acquisition of Etec Crop Solutions in New Zealand, the company said.
Louis, and colleagues examined the molecular basis of the varied clinical presentations of ETEC infections.
reuteri LR1 on ETEC K88-induced damage of the epithelial barrier function in an in vitro model using intestinal porcine epithelial cells.
The molecular identification whose primers are listed in table 1 shows 2 to be ETEC and the other 2 to be EIEC and EHEC.
coli strains with virulence genes profiles similar to EHEC, EPEC, and ETEC in environmental waters has already been reported.
Studies (Owusu-Asiedu et al., 2002; Owusu-Asiedu et al., 2003; Bhandari et al., 2008) have demonstrated the suitability of ETEC K88 challenge model in evaluating the role of feed additives in nursery pig diets.