enteropathogenic E. coli

enteropathogenic E. coli
(EPEC) (en\'těr-o-path-o-jen\'ik)
EPEC strains of E. coli attach to the brush border of intestinal epithelial cells and cause a specific type of cell damage called effacing lesions that lead to traveler\'s diarrhea.

Microbiology. . 2009.

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