The Role of Aeromonas in Diarrhea: a Review
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- von Graevenitz, A. Infection (2007) 35: 59. doi:10.1007/s15010-007-6243-4
The evidence for an enteropathogenic role of Aeromonas spp. is still controversial. This review examines various parameters related to a causative role of Aeromonas and concludes that infraspecific subsets of strains with a particular array of enterotoxin genes are potential enteropathogens. The consequences for stool bacteriology are discussed.