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Escherichia coli diversity in the lower intestinal tract of humans

Gordon, David; O'Brien, Claire; Pavli, Paul


Previous studies examining the clonal diversity of Escherichia coli populations within humans have been based on faecal isolates. In this study E.coli were isolated from biopsies taken from the terminal ileum, ascending, transverse and descending colon, and rectum of 69 individuals. Multiple isolates from each biopsy were characterized using Rep-PCR. An average of 3.5 genotypes were recovered per host, and in hosts with two or more strains, the phylogroup membership of the second most abundant...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Environmental Microbiology Reports
DOI: 10.1111/1758-2229.12300


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