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Erratum to: Invasiveness as a putative additional virulence mechanism of some atypical Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli strains with different uncommon intimin types

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BMC Microbiology20099:235

https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2180-9-235

  • Received: 30 October 2009
  • Accepted: 11 November 2009
  • Published:

The original article was published in BMC Microbiology 2009 9:146

We lately detected that some important errors were introduced during the production of the last version of our article [1] regarding some Greek letters used to classify intimin subtypes. We regret that these errors were introduced in the final version.

In Table 1, the Greek letters used to nominate intimin subtype omicron should be corrected (ο instead of μ). Furthermore, intimin upsilon (Greek letter- υ) appears with a wrong symbol (ν). Please, find below the corrected version of Table 1.
Table 1

Characteristics of the aEPEC strains studied.

Strain

Serotype

Intimin Type

Adherence pattern

FAS test

    

HeLa cells

T84 cells

0621-6

ONT:H-

σ *

LA

+

+

1551-2

ONT:H-

ο

LA

+

+

1632-7

O26:H-

υ **

DA

+

+

1871-1

O34:H-

θ2 **

LAL

+

+

4051-6

O104:H2

ο

AA

+

+

4281-7

O104:H-

τ **

LAL

+

+

E2348/69

O127:H6

α1

LA

+

+

In "Results and Discussion" (Page 3, Paragraph 1) and in "Methods" ("Typing of intimin genes", Page 8), intimin upsilon (Greek letter- υ) appears again with a wrong symbol (ν).

Notes

Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP), São Paulo, Brazil, Rua Botucatu, 862, 3° andar, Vila Clementino, São Paulo, São Paulo, CEP, 04023-062, Brazil
(2)
Institut für Infektiologie, Zentrum für Molekularbiologie der Entzündung, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Münster, Germany
(3)
E. coli Reference Laboratory (LREC), Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary, University of Santiago de Compostela, Lugo, Spain
(4)
Laboratório de Biologia Celular do Instituto Butantan, São Paulo, Brazil

References

  1. Yamamoto D, Hernandes RT, Blanco M, Greune L, Schmidt MA, Carneiro SM, Dahbi G, Blanco JE, Mora A, Blanco J, Gomes TA: Invasiveness as a putative additional virulence mechanism of some atypical Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli strains with different uncommon intimin types. BMC Microbiology. 2009, 9: 146-10.1186/1471-2180-9-146.PubMed CentralPubMedView ArticleGoogle Scholar

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