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Characterization of a verocytotoxin-producing enteroaggregative Escherichia coli serogroup O111:H21 strain associated with a household outbreak in Northern Ireland.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23035193     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A strain of Escherichia coli O111:H21 recently isolated in the United Kingdom harbored the phage-encoded vtx2c gene and the aggregative adherence plasmid. Although exhibiting the same pathogenic profile as the E. coli O104:H4 strain linked to the outbreak in Germany, there were important differences in strain characteristics and in the epidemiological setting.
Authors:
Tim Dallman; Geoffrey P Smith; Brendan O'Brien; Marie A Chattaway; David Finlay; Kathie A Grant; Claire Jenkins
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2012-10-03
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical microbiology     Volume:  50     ISSN:  1098-660X     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Clin. Microbiol.     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-19     Completed Date:  2013-04-17     Revised Date:  2013-07-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505564     Medline TA:  J Clin Microbiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  4116-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Laboratory of Gastrointestinal Pathogens, Health Protection Agency, London, United Kingdom.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Child, Preschool
Cluster Analysis
Coliphages / genetics
Disease Outbreaks*
Escherichia coli / classification,  genetics,  isolation & purification*
Escherichia coli Infections / epidemiology*,  microbiology
Family Characteristics*
Family Health*
Female
Humans
Male
Molecular Epidemiology
Multilocus Sequence Typing
Northern Ireland / epidemiology
Plasmids
Prophages / genetics
Serotyping
Shiga Toxin 2 / genetics
Shiga-Toxigenic Escherichia coli / classification,  genetics,  isolation & purification*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Shiga Toxin 2
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