ShapeShapeauthorShapecrossShapeShapeShapeGrouphamburgerhomeGroupmagnifyShapeShapeShapeShape

Latest news

Rapid production of an E coli toxin that promotes gut colonisation in cattle is responsible for the emergence of a life-threatening bacterial disease in humans

A new study published today by scientists at the Moredun Research Institute, the University of Edinburgh, Biomathematics and Statistics Scotland and international partners, has shown that a specific toxin produced by naturally-occurring E coli bacteria helps these bacteria colonise the intestinal tract of cattle and increases transmission of the bacteria to other animals in the herd…

Rapid production of an E coli toxin that promotes gut colonisation in cattle is responsible for the emergence of a life-threatening bacterial disease in humans thumbnail image