Enterobacteriaceae

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  1. Structure
    • LPS=O Ag
    • Cell surface polysacchardies= capsule/slime=K Ag
    • Motile strains have peritrichous flagella=H Ag
    • Pili are Ag
    • Rapid growth on simple media
  2. Epidemiology
    • Colonized lower GI tract
    • Environmental
    • E. coli most common
  3. pathogenesis
    • OIs
    • Diarrhea: dysentery=blood and pus; watery diarrhea=fluid loss; systemic infection = enteric fever
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Enterobacteriaceae
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Enterobacteriaceae
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