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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 878956, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/878956
Research Article

Characteristics of Clinical Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli Isolated from British Columbia

1Food, Nutrition and Health Program, Faculty of Land and Food Systems, University of British Columbia, 218-2205 East Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z4
2Laboratory for Foodborne Zoonoses, Public Health Agency of Canada, 225089 Township Road 9-1 (Box 640), Lethbridge, AB, Canada T1J 3Z4
3The State Key Laboratory of Microbial Technology, School of Life Science, Shandong University, Jinan 250100, Shandong, China
4BCCDC Public Health and Reference Microbiology Laboratory, PHSA, 655 West 12th Ave, Vancouver, BC, Canada V5Z 4R4
5Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of British Columbia, 2211 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 2B5

Received 23 March 2013; Accepted 1 July 2013

Academic Editor: Jacek Osek

Copyright © 2013 Kevin J. Allen et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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