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Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) is a worldwide health concern. To detect STEC, a loop mediated isothermal amplification reaction (LAMP) was optimized to detect shiga toxin genes. LAMP’s performance was compared to conventional and real-time (RT) PCR using two product detection...
The Design, Synthesis and Evaluation of Multivalent Heterobifunctional Ligands Specific for Shiga Toxin 1 and Shiga Toxin 2Download
Hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) is a potential life-threatening condition caused by infection with Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157:H7. There are two major types of Shiga toxins, namely, Shiga toxin 1 (Stx1) and Shiga toxin 2 (Stx2), of which, Stx2 is clinically most closely associated...
The Spatiotemporal Occurrence and Recovery of Shiga Toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) in Well-sourced Drinking Water from Southern Alberta, CanadaDownload
Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) are important enteric pathogens that cause significant morbidity and mortality worldwide, as well as in Canada. Drinking water is a key exposure pathway for STEC infection and the occurrence of these pathogens in drinking water sources represents an...