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Natural infection with an attaching and effacing Escherichia coli in the small and large intestines of a calf with diarrhoea
  1. GR Pearson,
  2. CA Watson,
  3. GA Hall and
  4. C Wray
  1. Department of Pathology, University of Bristol School of Veterinary Science, Langford.


Attaching and effacing Escherichia coli were identified in the small and large intestine of a calf with naturally occurring diarrhoea. The organisms were associated with intestinal lesions and were identified by immunoperoxidase staining and transmission and scanning electron microscopy, but they did not produce Shiga-like toxin (verotoxin).

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