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E. Coli Infections

Importance of Early Diagnosis and Efficient Treatment

Edited by Luis Rodrigo

University of Oviedo

Gram-negative Escherichia coli (E. coli) bacteria are the most numerous commensal aerobic germs located in the human colon. Diarrhea caused by E. coli pathogenic strains is a major cause of death in developing countries, especially the sub-Saharan and South Asian areas. Some strains cause diarrhea, and all of them may produce an infectious disease. This book includes ten chapters covering the main aspects of infections related to E. coli, their pathogenic mechanisms, treatments, and resistance to diverse antibiotics.

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E. Coli InfectionsImportance of Early Diagnosis and Efficient TreatmentEdited by Luis Rodrigo

Published: September 30th 2020

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.80139

ISBN: 978-1-83962-524-4

Print ISBN: 978-1-83962-523-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83962-525-1

Copyright year: 2020

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6314 Total Chapter Downloads

6 Crossref Citations

12 Dimensions Citations


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1. Fast Detection of Pathogenic Escherichia coli from Chicken Meats

By Saloua Helali and Adnane Abdelghani


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2. Dietary Intervention to Reduce E. coli Infectious Diarrhea in Young Pigs

By Peng Ji, Xunde Li and Yanhong Liu


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3. Safety Aspect of Recombinant Protein Produced by Escherichia coli: Toxin Evaluation with Strain and Genomic Approach

By Iman Permana Maksum, Ahmad Nabiel, Safri Ishmayana and Ukun M.S. Soedjanaatmadja


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4. Aptamers for Infectious Disease Diagnosis

By Soma Banerjee and Marit Nilsen-Hamilton


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5. Systematic Deletion of Type III Secretion System Effectors in Enteropathogenic E. coli Unveils the Role of Non-LEE Effectors in A/E Lesion Formation

By Massiel Cepeda-Molero, Stephanie Schüller, Gad Frankel and Luis Ángel Fernández


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6. Management of E. coliSepsis

By Akshay Kumar, Ana Francesca Vommaro Leite, Lais Sanches Maekawa, Roopvir Kaur, Silas Jose Braz Filo, Purnadeo Persaud, Juber Dastagir Shaikh, Asim Kichloo and Nimisha Shiwalkar


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7. Computational Studies of Drug Repurposing Targeting P-Glycoprotein-Mediated Multidrug-Resistance Phenotypes in Agents of Neglected Tropical Diseases

By Nivedita Jaishankar, Sangeetha Muthamilselvan and Ashok Palaniappan


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8. Effects of UV-LED Irradiation on E. coli in Water Disinfection

By Paul Onkundi Nyangaresi, Baoping Zhang and Liang Shen


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9. Antimicrobial Resistance in Escherichia coli

By Mario Galindo-Méndez


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10. Antibiotic Resistance among Iraqi Local E. coli Isolates

By Hussein O.M. Al-Dahmoshi, Noor S.K. Al-Khafaji and Mohammed H.O. Al-Allak


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