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What the heck is an E.coli ? And what's its full-form?

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Asked by Joseph Chacko, 05 Jun '11 11:00 am
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Escherichia coli abbreviated E. coli; named after Theodor Escherich) is a Gram-negative, rod-shaped bacterium that is commonly found in the lower intestine of warm-blooded organisms (endotherms). Most E. coli strains are harmless, but some, such as serotype O157:H7, can cause serious food poisoning in humans, and are occasionally responsible for product recalls
Answered by LIPSIKA, 05 Jun '11 11:05 am

 
  
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E Coli is a bacteria found in "Unclean" water. If you find E Coli in water when you get the water testing report, it means that "Fecal matter" has got mixed with water !
Answered by Shashi LS, 05 Jun '11 11:11 am

 
  
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Escherichia coli is a Gram-negative, rod-shaped bacterium that is commonly found in the lower intestine of warm-blooded organisms (endotherms). Most E. coli strains are harmless, but some, such as serotype O157:H7, can cause serious food poisoning in humans, and are occasionally responsible for product recalls.The harmless strains are part of the normal flora of the gut, and can benefit their hosts by producing vitamin K2, and by preventing the establishment of pathogenic bacteria within the intestine.
Answered by P, 05 Jun '11 11:05 am

 
  
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