Whole-genome draft sequences of 26 enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7 strains

Mark Eppinger, Sean Daugherty, Sonia Agrawal, Kevin Galens, Naomi Sengamalay, Lisa Sadzewicz, Luke Tallon, Thomas A. Cebula, Mark K. Mammel, Peter Feng, Robert Soderlund, Phillip I. Tarr, Chitrita DebRoy, Edward G. Dudley, Claire M. Fraser, Jacques Ravel

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Abstract

First identified in 1982, Escherichia coli O157:H7 is the dominant enterohemorrhagic serotype underlying food-borne human infections in North America. Here, we report the genomes of twenty-six strains derived from patients and the bovine reservoir. These resources enable detailed whole-genome comparisons and permit investigations of genotypic and phenotypic plasticity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numbere00134-12
JournalGenome Announcements
Volume1
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - 2013

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Molecular Biology
  • Genetics

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