Pathogenic e coli

Traveler’s Diarrhea: Causes, Prevention, Treatment

Traveler’s Diarrhea: Causes, Prevention, Treatment

Individuals who travel to areas of poor sanitation and limited access to clean water are at greater risk of developing travelers’ diarrhea.

Escherichia coli: Properties and Identification

Escherichia coli: Properties and Identification

Normal flora of GI tract, E.coli is a major cause of urinary tract infections. It is lactose fermenting, gram negative bacilli.

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Isolation of ESBL producing E. coli from Urine

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Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli (EHEC)

EHEC can cause severe foodborne diseases; diarrhea or hemorrhagic colitis. It can not ferment sorbitol. EHEC O157:H7 is a major strain.