Isolation of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) serotype 091:H21 from a child with diarrhea in Porto Alegre city, RS, Brazil

Vlademir Cantarelli, Kenichi Nagayama, Akira Takahashi, Takeshi Honda, Paulo F. Cauduro, Cícero A.G. Dias, Adelina Mezzari, Teresa Brodt
2000 Brazilian Journal of Microbiology  
We describe the isolation of one strain of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O91:H21 from a child with diarrhea in the city of Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil. Considering the pathogenic potential of STEC, these organisms should be looked for more carefully among our population.
doi:10.1590/s1517-83822000000400005 fatcat:jjkkd77bzjemjcgodjn5orcexm