Microbiology: Principles and Explorations 9th Edition

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Chapter 22 - Oral and Gastrointestinal Diseases - Self Quiz - Page 731: 10


(a) Escherichia coli

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Escherichia coli is associated with being a good indicator of fecal contamination and an extremely versatile opportunistic pathogen. Escherichia coli is always present in water contaminated with fecal material and is usually more numerous than other organisms making it easier to isolate.
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