2009-09-01Zeitschriftenartikel DOI: 10.25646/442
Phylogeny and Disease Association of Shiga toxin-Producing Escherichia coli O91
Friedrich, Alexander W.
Wieler, Lothar H.
The diversity and relatedness of 100 Shiga toxin–producing Escherichia coli O91 isolates from different patients were examined by multilocus sequence typing. We identified 10 specific sequence types (ST) and 4 distinct clonal groups. ST442 was significantly associated with hemolytic uremic syndrome.
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