Luis Rodrigo

University of Oviedo

Luis Rodrigo, MD, is Emeritus Professor of Medicine at the University of Oviedo, Spain. He has been Chief of Gastroenterology Service at HUCA Hospital in Oviedo for more than 40 years. He obtained a PhD in 1975 and has had a long teaching and research career. He has published 590 scientific papers in both English and Spanish and written thirty-five book chapters and edited twenty-four books. Dr. Rodrigo has participated as a main investigator in forty-five clinical trials. He has directed forty doctoral theses and contributed to the formation of 100 specialists in gastroenterology working in hospitals in Spain and abroad. His areas of interest are celiac disease and autoimmune diseases.

14books edited

4chapters authored

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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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