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Research article - Peer-reviewed, 2011

Genotypic characterization to identify markers associated with putative hypervirulence in Swedish Escherichia coli O157:H7 cattle strains

Eriksson, Erik; Söderlund, Robert; Boqvist, Sofia; Aspán, Anna


Real-time PCR SNP typing for clade 8 can be used to identify cattle farms that are at higher risk of causing EHEC infections in humans.


enterohaemorrhagic E; coli; multi-locus variable number tandem repeat analysis; PCR; pulsed-field gel electrophoresis; virulence

Published in

Journal of Applied Microbiology
2011, Volume: 110, number: 1, pages: 323-332