What is it about?

EAEC infection involves the adherence of the bacterium to the intestinal mucosa, forming a mucoid biofilm, and induces toxic effects on the intestinal mucosa, which result in diarrhea.

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Why is it important?

The high detection rate of ESBL-producing EAEC isolates accompanied with virulence genes highlights a need to restrict infection control policies in order to prevent further dissemination of the resistant and virulent EAEC strains


Writing this article was a great pleasure as it has co-authors with whom I have had long standing collaborations.

Morteza Saki
Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Scienses,Ahvaz,Iran

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This page is a summary of: Antibiotic resistance pattern and molecular characterization of extended-spectrum β-lactamase producing enteroaggregative Escherichia coli isolates in children from southwest Iran, Infection and Drug Resistance, August 2018, Dove Medical Press, DOI: 10.2147/idr.s167271.
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