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Brazilian Journal of Microbiology

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CARDOZO, Marita Vedovelli et al. Shigatoxigenic and atypical enteropathogenic Escherichia coli in fish for human consumption. Braz. J. Microbiol. [online]. 2018, vol.49, n.4, pp.936-941. ISSN 1517-8382.

Shigatoxigenic and enteropathogenic Escherichia coli with virulence and multidrug resistance profile were isolated from Nile tilapia. This study finding is of great importance to public health because they help understand this pathogen epidemiology in fish and demonstrate how these animals can transmit E. coli related diseases to humans.

Keywords : EPEC; Fish; MLST; STEC; Virulence genes.

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