TY - CHAP A1 - Soma Banerjee A2 - Marit Nilsen-Hamilton ED1 - Luis Rodrigo Y1 - 2020-09-30 PY - 2020 T1 - Aptamers for Infectious Disease Diagnosis N2 - Gram-negative Escherichia coli (E. coli) bacteria are the most numerous commensal aerobic germs located in the human colon. Diarrhea caused by E. coli pathogenic strains is a major cause of death in developing countries, especially the sub-Saharan and South Asian areas. Some strains cause diarrhea, and all of them may produce an infectious disease. This book includes ten chapters covering the main aspects of infections related to E. coli, their pathogenic mechanisms, treatments, and resistance to diverse antibiotics. BT - E. Coli Infections SP - Ch. 4 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.86945 DO - 10.5772/intechopen.86945 SN - 978-1-83962-524-4 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2020-12-02 ER -