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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Molecular Pathogenesis of Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli Infections
Principal Investigator:

James M. Fleckenstein

Location: St Louis, MO
Congressional District Code: 1
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2020 - December 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $156,782
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


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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