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Bacteriocin-encoding genes and ExPEC virulence determinants are associated in human fecal Escherichia coli strains

Lenka Micenková1, Barbora Štaudová1, Juraj Bosák1, Lenka Mikalová1, Simona Littnerová2, Martin Vrba3, Alena Ševčíková3, Vladana Woznicová4 and David Šmajs1*

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1 Department of Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University, Kamenice 5, Building A6, Brno 625 00, Czech Republic

2 Institute of Biostatistics and Analyses, Masaryk University, Kamenice 3, Building A1, Brno 625 00, Czech Republic

3 Department of Clinical Microbiology, University Hospital Brno, Jihlavská 20, Brno 625 00, Czech Republic

4 Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University and St. Anne's University Hospital, Pekařská 53, Brno 656 91, Czech Republic

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BMC Microbiology 2014, 14:109  doi:10.1186/1471-2180-14-109

Published: 28 April 2014

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Additional file 1: Table S1:

Distribution of virulence determinants and bacteriocin genes among 1181 E. coli strains isolated from human fecal microflora.

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Additional file 2: Table S2:

DNA Primers used for PCR detection of colicin and microcin encoding genes.

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