Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Journal of Spectroscopy
Volume 2013, Article ID 538686, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/538686
Research Article

Attenuated Total Reflectance Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy and Artificial Neural Networks Applied to Differentiate Escherichia coli Strains

1Department of Microbiology, Jan Kochanowski University in Kielce, Swietokrzyska Street, 25-406 Kielce, Poland
2Chair of Environmental Protection and Modeling, Jan Kochanowski University in Kielce, Swietokrzyska Street, 25-406 Kielce, Poland

Received 1 August 2012; Accepted 29 October 2012

Academic Editor: Feride Severcan

Copyright © 2013 Łukasz Lechowicz 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.

Linked References

  1. S. N. Abraham, A. B. Jonsson, and S. Normark, “Fimbriae-mediated host-pathogen cross-talk,” Current Opinion in Microbiology, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 75–81, 1998. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. M. A. Mulvey, “Adhesion and entry of uropathogenic Escherichia coli,” Cellular Microbiology, vol. 4, no. 5, pp. 257–271, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. M. C. Lane and H. L. T. Mobley, “Role of P-fimbrial-mediated adherence in pyelonephritis and persistence of uropathogenic Escherichia coli (UPEC) in the mammalian kidney,” Kidney International, vol. 72, no. 1, pp. 19–25, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. M. Carbone, D. L. Hasty, K. C. Yi et al., “Cytokine induction in murine bladder tissue by type 1 fimbriated Escherichia coli,” Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, vol. 963, pp. 332–335, 2002. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. S. J. Hultgren, “Uropathogenic Escherichia coli: interactions with bladder epithelium,” Urology, vol. 57, no. 6, pp. 105–106, 2001. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. C. Yu and J. Irudayaraj, “Spectroscopic characterization of microorganisms by Fourier transform infrared microspectroscopy,” Biopolymers, vol. 77, no. 6, pp. 368–377, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. W. Adamus-Bialek, A. Wojtasik, M. Majchrzak, M. Sosnowski, and P. Parniewski, “(CGG)4-based PCR as a novel tool for discrimination of uropathogenic Escherichia coli strains: comparison with enterobacterial repetitive intergenic consensus-PCR,” Journal of Clinical Microbiology, vol. 47, no. 12, pp. 3937–3944, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. R. Davis and L. Mauer, “Fourier tansform infrared (FT-IR) spectroscopy: a rapid tool for detection and analysis of foodborne pathogenic bacteria,” Current Research, Technology and Education Topics in Applied. Microbiology and Microbial Biotechnology, vol. 2, pp. 1582–1594, 2010. View at Google Scholar