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Hafnia alvei in stool specimens from patients with diarrhea and healthy controls

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dc.contributor.author Ridell, J. en
dc.contributor.author Siitonen, A. en
dc.contributor.author Paulin, L. en
dc.contributor.author Mattila, L. en
dc.contributor.author Korkeala, H. en
dc.contributor.author Albert, M.J. en
dc.date.accessioned 2006-11-16T07:42:02Z en
dc.date.accessioned 2009-06-17T14:03:45Z
dc.date.available 2006-11-16T07:42:02Z en
dc.date.available 2009-06-17T14:03:45Z
dc.date.issued 1994 en
dc.identifier.citation Ridell, J., Siitonen, A., Paulin, L., Mattila, L., Korkeala, H. and Albert, M.J. 1994. Hafnia alvei in stool specimens from patients with diarrhea and healthy controls. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 32: 2335-2337. en
dc.identifier.issn 1098-660X en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1975/584
dc.description.abstract We found an epidemiological association of Hafnia alvei with diarrhea, because the organism was isolated from 12 of 77 (16%) adult Finnish tourists to Morocco who developed diarrhea and from 0 of 321 tourists without diarrhea (P < 0.001). From another group of 112 adult Finnish diarrheal patients, only 2 (2%) yielded H. alvei. In contrast to some Bangladeshi strains of H. alvei, the Finnish strains were negative for the attachment-effacement lesion by an in vitro fluorescent acting staining test and also did not show homology to the Escherichia coli attachment-effacement gene (eaeA) by PCR. These results suggest that a mechanism or mechanisms other than the attachment-effacement lesion may also be involved in the association of H. alvei with diarrhea. en
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dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher American Society for Microbiology en
dc.title Hafnia alvei in stool specimens from patients with diarrhea and healthy controls en
dc.type Article en
dc.identifier.laitoskoodi E9003 fi
dc.creator.corporateName Elintarvike- ja ympäristöhygienian laitos fi
dc.creator.corporateName Department of Food and Environmental Hygiene en
dc.creator.corporateName Livsmedels- och miljöhygien, Institutionen för sv

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