Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to site content
CDC Home

Volume 8, Number 5—May 2002

Synopsis

Typical and Atypical Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli

Luiz R. Trabulsi*Comments to Author , Rogéria Keller*, and Tânia A. Tardelli Gomes†
Author affiliations: *Laboratório Especial de Microbiologia, Instituto Butantan, São Paulo, Brazil; †Universidade Federal de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil;

Main Article

Table 2

Virulence characteristics not encoded on the locus of enterocyte effacement (LEE) of atypical enteropathogenic Escherichia coli (EPEC) strains isolated in São Paulo, Brazil

Serotype Characteristics
O26:[H11]a EAST1, E-hlyb
O55:[H7] EAST1, Afa
O111ac:[H8] E-hly
O111:[H9] E-hly
O119:H2 EAST1
O125ac:H6 AA
O128:H2 EAST1

a Brackets denote the frequent occurrence of nonmotile strains.
bEAST, heat-stable toxin 1 of EAEC; E-hly, EHEC hemolysin; AA, aggregative adherence; Afa, afimbrial adhesin.

Main Article

Top of Page

USA.gov: The U.S. Government's Official Web PortalDepartment of Health and Human Services
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   1600 Clifton Rd. Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) TTY: (888) 232-6348 - Contact CDC–INFO