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Haemophilus pertussis[2]



| Domain = Bacteria | Phylum = Proteobacteria | Class = Gammaproteobacteria | Order = Enterobacteriales | Family = Enterobacteriaceae | Genus = Escherichia | species = E. coli | subspecies = O157:H7 | prototype strain = EDL933 |

NCBI: Taxonomy Genome: Escherichia coli O157:H7 str. EDL933




Infectious dose, incubation, and colonization

Virulence factors

Clinical features




Host Immune Response


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6 World Health Organization EHEC fact sheet
7 CDC General Information on Escherichia coli
8 CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report: Recommendations for Diagnosis of Shiga Toxin--Producing Escherichia coli Infections by Clinical Laboratories