KEGG   DISEASE: H01313Help
Entry
H01313                      Disease                                

Name
Escherichia coli meningitis;
Neonatal meningitis-associated Escherichia coli (NMEC) infection
Description
Escherichia coli meningitis is a bacterial meningitis caused by Escherichia coli, and is common in the newborn within the first month of life (neonatal meningitis). Neonatal meningitis-associated Escherichia coli (NMEC) strains possessing the K1 capsular polysaccharide is a major cause of neonatal meningitis.
Category
Infectious disease
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Pathogen
Escherichia coli (NMEC) [GN:eoc ecz eih]
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Reference
  Authors
Lu S, Zhang X, Zhu Y, Kim KS, Yang J, Jin Q
  Title
Complete genome sequence of the neonatal-meningitis-associated Escherichia coli strain CE10.
  Journal
J Bacteriol 193:7005 (2011)

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