Colonization factors associated with enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli isolated in Thailand

Suchitra Changchawalit, Peter Echeverria, David N. Taylor, Udom Leksomboon, Chalard Tirapat, Boonchuey Eampokalap, Bernard Rowe

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Abstract

Eighty-six percent (72 of 84) of heat-labile and heat-stable, none of 141 heat-labile, and 24% (27 of 111) heat-stable enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli isolates from Thailand aggregated in less than 1 M (NH4)2SO4, hemagglutinated human group A and bovine erythrocytes in 1% D-mannose, and possessed either colonization factor I or colonization factor II. No other colonization factors were identified by these two methods.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)525-527
Number of pages3
JournalInfection and immunity
Volume45
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 1984

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Parasitology
  • Microbiology
  • Immunology
  • Infectious Diseases

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