Genome sequence of Escherichia coli O157: H7 strain 2886-75, associated with the first reported case of human infection in the United States

Fatemeh Sanjar, Tracy H. Hazen, Sadiq M. Shah, Sara S.K. Koenig, Sonia Agrawal, Sean Daugherty, Lisa Sadzewicz, Luke J. Tallon, Mark K. Mammel, Peter Feng, Robert Soderlund, Phillip I. Tarr, Chitrita DebRoy, Edward G. Dudley, Thomas A. Cebula, Jacques Ravel, Claire M. Fraser, David A. Rasko, Mark Eppinger

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Abstract

First identified in 1982 as a human pathogen, enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli of the O157:H7 serotype is a major cause of food-borne acquired human infections. Here, we report the genome sequence of the first known strain of this serotype isolated in the United States.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numbere01120-13
JournalGenome Announcements
Volume2
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Molecular Biology
  • Genetics

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