Pathotyping Escherichia coli by using miniaturized DNA microarrays
Anium, M. F., Mafura, M., Slickers, P., Ballmer, K., Kuhnert, P., Woodward, M. J. and Ehricht, R. (2007) Pathotyping Escherichia coli by using miniaturized DNA microarrays. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 73 (17). pp. 5692-5697. ISSN 0099-2240
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The detection of virulence determinants harbored by pathogenic Escherichia coli is important for establishing the pathotype responsible for infection. A sensitive and specific miniaturized virulence microarray containing 60 oligonucleotide probes was developed. It detected six E. coli pathotypes and will be suitable in the future for high-throughput use.