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Complete Genome Sequences of Four Enterohemolysin-Positive (ehxA) Enterocyte Effacement-Negative Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli Strains

Authors: Lorenz, Sandra C and Kotewicz, Michael L and Hoffmann, Maria and Gonzalez-Escalona, Narjol and Fischer, Markus and Kase, Julie A

Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) strains are important foodborne pathogens associated with human disease. Most disease-associated STEC strains carry the locus of enterocyte effacement (LEE); however, regularly LEE-negative STEC strains are recovered from ill patients. Few reference sequences are available for these isolate types. Here, we report here the complete genome sequences for four LEE-negative STEC strains. Copyright © 2016 Lorenz et al.

Journal: Genome announcements
DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.00846-16
Year: 2016

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