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BioMed Research International
Volume 2014, Article ID 265424, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/265424
Research Article

Interactions of Neuropathogenic Escherichia coli K1 (RS218) and Its Derivatives Lacking Genomic Islands with Phagocytic Acanthamoeba castellanii and Nonphagocytic Brain Endothelial Cells

Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Aga Khan University, Stadium Road, Karachi 74800, Pakistan

Received 29 January 2014; Accepted 18 March 2014; Published 10 April 2014

Academic Editor: Ana Lucia Nascimento

Copyright © 2014 Farzana Abubakar Yousuf 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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