Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Molecular Pathogenesis of Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli Infections|
James M. Fleckenstein
||St Louis, MO
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| January 2020 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
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Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) are an extraordinarily common cause of infectious diarrhea in resource limited areas of the planet where military personnel are frequently deployed. In endemic areas these pathogens are a major cause of morbidity as well as mortality in young children. The acute illness associated with these pathogens may range from mild diarrhea to severe, cholera-like disease associated with rapid dehydration. Travelers and military personnel deployed to endemic regions...
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