Phenotypic characterization of Escherichia coli through whole-cell fatty acid profiling to investigate host specificity

The objective of the study was to investigate whole-cell fatty acid methyl ester (FAME) profiles of 605 Escherichia coli isolates to determine their host specificity. The isolates were cultured from six possible sources of fecal pollution; 180 isolates from sewage, 85 from dairy cow, 98 from chicken...

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Journal Title: Water research Vol. 41; no. 4; pp. 803 - 809
Authors: Metin Duran, Berat Z. Haznedaroglu, Deniz Yurtsever, Jamie R. Lefkowitz
Format: Article
Published: Feb 2007
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