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Risk Factors for Fecal Colonization With Multiple Distinct Strains of Escherichia coli Among Long‐Term Care Facility Residents

Ebbing Lautenbach , MD, MPH, MSCE, Pam Tolomeo , MPH, CCRP, Nicole Black , CCRP and Joel N. Maslow , MD, PhD
Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology
Vol. 30, No. 5 (May 2009), pp. 491-493
DOI: 10.1086/597234
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/597234
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Risk Factors for Fecal Colonization With Multiple Distinct Strains of Escherichia coli Among Long‐Term Care Facility Residents
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Abstract

Of 49 long‐term care facility residents, 21 (43%) were colonized with 2 or more distinct strains of Escherichia coli. There were no significant risk factors for colonization with multiple strains of E. coli. These results suggest that future efforts to efficiently identify the diversity of colonizing strains will be challenging.

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