Intestinal Colonization by Enterotoxigenic 'Escherichia Coli'
Annual rept. no. 2, 1 Oct 1975-30 Sep 1976
IOWA STATE UNIV AMES DEPT OF PATHOLOGY
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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.