Human gastroenteritis outbreak associated with Escherichia albertii, Japan

Tadasuke Ooka, Eisuke Tokuoka, Masato Furukawa, Tetsuya Nagamura, Yoshitoshi Ogura, Kokichi Arisawa, Seiya Harada, Tetsuya Hayashi

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Although Escherichia albertii is an emerging intestinal pathogen, it has been associated only with sporadic human infections. In this study, we determined that a human gastroenteritis outbreak at a restaurant in Japan had E. albertii as the major causative agent.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)144-146
Number of pages3
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2013
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases


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