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Capable of causing disease in the intestinal tract.

en′ter·o·path′o·gen n.
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In one study, facultatively enteropathogenic organisms such as Klebsiella spp.
During the discussion (which was printed in those early days of the program) investigators from both the US and Japan indicated that they had examined enteropathogenic serotypes of E.
In 49.34% of the remaining cases, no enteropathogenic bacteria could be isolated.
Genetic characterization of antibiotic resistance in enteropathogenic Escherichia coli carrying extended-spectrum [beta]-lactamases recovered from diarrhoeic rabbits.
Wasch et al., "Adhesive properties of enteropathogenic Escherichia coli isolated from infants with acute diarrhea in Africa," European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, vol.
Chronic diarrhea and malabsorption associated with enteropathogenic bacterial infection in a patient with AIDS.
Antibiotics are "probably" worthwhile in patients with noncholera vibrios, Yersinia, Campylobacter, Aeromonas, Plesiomonas, and enteropathogenic Escherichia coli, she added.
The food borne infection usually involves the intestinal enteropathogenic bacteria and their transmission is helped directly or indirectly by objects contaminated with feces.