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- Andrée F. Maheux; Stéphanie Brodeur; Ève Bérubé; Dominique K. Boudreau; Jehane Y. Abed; Maurice Boissinot; Luc Bissonnette; Michel G. Bergeron
- Journal of microbiological methods 2018 v.154 pp. 134-140
- Escherichia albertii; bacteria; feces; fermentation; isolation techniques; lactose; pathogenicity; phenotype; polymerase chain reaction; species identification
- ... Initially, Escherichia albertii has been described as a non-lactose fermenting bacterium and methods used to isolate it were first based on this phenotypic property. However, a recent study showed a variable lactose fermentation phenotype for E. albertii suggesting that this microorganism could have been underestimated by previous studies using isolation methods based on lactose fermentation. In t ...