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BioMed Research International
Volume 2014, Article ID 236260, 11 pages
Research Article

Phenotypic and Genotypic Characterization of Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli Clinical Isolates from Northern Colombia, South America

1Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 1161 21st Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37232-2581, USA
2Departamento de Microbiología, Grupo de Microbiología Clínica y Ambiental, Universidad de Cartagena, Cartagena, Colombia

Received 17 January 2014; Revised 7 April 2014; Accepted 8 April 2014; Published 30 April 2014

Academic Editor: Chensong Wan

Copyright © 2014 Julio A. Guerra 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.

Supplementary Material

The supplementary table S1 provides the complete list of ETEC clinical isolates used in the present study. This table includes information on source, date and place of strain isolation, as well as data on virulence genes (enterotoxins, CSs and non-classical virulence factors), serotype, MLST sequence type and antimicrobial susceptibility.

  1. Supplementary Tables