Accession Number:

ADA034130

Title:

Intestinal Colonization by Enterotoxigenic 'Escherichia Coli'

Descriptive Note:

Annual rept. no. 2, 1 Oct 1975-30 Sep 1976

Corporate Author:

IOWA STATE UNIV AMES DEPT OF PATHOLOGY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1976-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

89.0

Abstract:

Growth of enterotoxigenic E. coli in porcine small intestine selects for piliated forms which adhere to the intestinal epithelium. Surface antigen K99 on enterotoxigenic E. coli is a pilus. Antigen K99 occurs on porcine enterotoxigenic E. coli strains and is produced in pig small intestine.

Subject Categories:

  • Microbiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE