Genome sequenced strain
This enterohemorrhagic E. coli strain is implicated in the spring 2011 European outbreak.
This strain was confirmed by PCR to carry the aggR and stx2 genes.
Genome sequencing identified extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL) gene of the CTX-M-15 class in this strain.
RefRohde H, et al. Open-source genomic analysis of Shiga-toxin-producing E. coli O104:H4. N. Engl. J. Med. 365(8): 718-24, 2011. PubMed: 21793736