Escherichia coli: Introduction, Morphology, Pathogenicity, Lab Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention, and Keynotes

Greenish metallic sheen of Escherichia coli on Eosin Methylene Blue (EMB) Agar

Introduction Escherichia coli, often abbreviated as E. coli, is a gram-negative, rod-shaped bacterium belonging to the Enterobacteriaceae family. It is one of the most commonly studied and well-known bacteria, both because of its importance in scientific research and its relevance in various aspects of human …

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Escherichia coli: Introduction, Pathogenic Strains and Preventive Measures

Escherichia coli in Gram Staining of Culture Microscopy at a Magnification of 4000X

Introduction of Escherichia coli Escherichia coli (E. coli) is a type of bacteria that is commonly found in the intestines of humans and animals. While most strains of E. coli are harmless, some can cause illness, such as urinary tract infections, gastrointestinal infections, and even …

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