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Natural Variation in Escherichia coli O157:H7

Investigators
Blattner, Frederick
Institutions
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Start date
2000
End date
2002
Objective
Sequence information of Escherichia coli O157:H7 will provide unique insights into the evolution, survival, and growth of this pathogen with respect to its virulence factors. Proposed research should initiate a pathway to the eventual development of rapid and sensitive methods for detection, identification, and enumeration of this important pathogen.
Funding Source
Center For Food Safety and Applied Nutrition
Project number
FD-U-001627-01
Categories
Escherichia coli
Viruses and Prions
Bacterial Pathogens