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Escherichia coli

"Escherichia coli" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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A species of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria (GRAM-NEGATIVE FACULTATIVELY ANAEROBIC RODS) commonly found in the lower part of the intestine of warm-blooded animals. It is usually nonpathogenic, but some strains are known to produce DIARRHEA and pyogenic infections. Pathogenic strains (virotypes) are classified by their specific pathogenic mechanisms such as toxins (ENTEROTOXIGENIC ESCHERICHIA COLI), etc.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Escherichia coli" by people in this website by year, and whether "Escherichia coli" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 55 publications over 32 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 1989 and 1990 and 1991 and 2001 and 2006 and 2011 and 2013
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