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Capable of causing disease in the intestinal tract.

en′ter·o·path′o·gen n.
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Comparative analysis of virulence determinants, antibiotic susceptibility patterns and serogrouping of atypical enteropathogenic Escherichia coli versus typical enteropathogenic E.
Molecular variation among type IV pilin (bfpA) genes from diverse enteropathogenic Escherichia coli strains.
Screening for enteropathogenic Escherichia coli in infants with diarrhea by the fluorescent-actin staining test.
Prevalence and virulence gene profiles of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli and enteropathogenic Escherichia coli from diarrhoeic and healthy lambs in India.
Sharing of virulence-associated properties at the phenotypic and genetic levels between enteropathogenic Escherichia coli and Hafnia alvei.
coli isolates recovered from liver, lung and intestine of pigs with oedema were examined for presence of genes encoding pathogroups such as enteropathogenic Escherichia coli (EPEC), (eae/bfpA), enteroaggregative Escherichia coli (EAggEC), (eagg), enterotoxigive Escherichia coil (ETEC), (elt/est) and shiga like toxin producing Escherichia coli (STEC), (stx1/ stx2) by PCR and molecular typing by randomly amplified polymorphic DNA-PCR (RAPD-PCR).
Plasmid-mediated adhesion in enteropathogenic Escherichia coli. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr.
Molecular evolution of typical enteropathogenic Escherichia coli: clonal analysis by multilocus sequence typing and virulence gene allelic profiling.
strains Human, n = 193 Symptomatic 154 Asymptomatic 7 No information 32 Animal, n = 76 Bird 38 Pig 31 Cat 1 Deer 1 Bovid 1 Sheep 1 No information 3 Environment, n = 6 6 * EPEC, enteropathogenic Escherichia coli; EHEC, enterohemorrhagic E.
The complete sequence of the locus of enterocyte effacement (LEE) from enteropathogenic Escherichia coli E2348/69.