Diarrheagenic Escherichia coli Pathotypes (DEP) Including Enterohaemorrhagic (EHEC)/Shiga-toxin E. coli (STEC)

  • James Chin
  • Sam Abraham
  • Ren Zhang
  • Rafat Al-Jassim
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Abstract

Many methods are available for the detection and isolation of diarrheagenic Escherichia coli pathotypes (DEPs). A versatile protocol is one that will enable detection from any source material ranging from fecal samples, swabs, and foods or food products that have been processed in a stomacher.

Keywords

Restriction Fragment Pattern Expanded Host Range Labile Toxin Bacterium Pellet Antigen Gene Cluster 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • James Chin
    • 1
  • Sam Abraham
    • 2
  • Ren Zhang
    • 2
  • Rafat Al-Jassim
    • 3
  1. 1.School of Veterinary Science, University of QueenslandBrisbaneAustralia
  2. 2.School of Biological Sciences, University of WollongongGwynnevilleAustralia
  3. 3.School of Animal Studies, University of QueenslandBrisbaneAustralia

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