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Verotoxin

Verotoxins (also called Shiga toxins) are produced by certain strains of Escherichia coli and can cause a broad range of symptoms from mild intestinal discomfort, to bloody diarrhea, hemolytic uremic syndrome, end-stage renal disease, and death. Verotoxin-producing E. coli (VTEC) includes enterohaemorrhagic E. coli (EHEC) and shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC), specifically E. coli O157:H7, E. coli O111:H8 and E. coli O26:H11. Vertoxins are a significant contributor to foodborne disease and cause very large outbreaks every few years. Ingestion of contaminated food and water, and person-to-person and animal-to-person transmission by the fecal-oral route are responsible for VTEC infection. Detection of verotoxin in food is typically by culture or rapid antigen detection assays. Stool samples are required for diagnosis in infected individuals and testing can be by culture, ELISA, or PCR.

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Name Type Format Host/Source Isotype Tested Apps Unit Catalog Buffer Immunogen Recombinant Description Notes SDS COA New Product Recommended Product Order a Sample
MAb to Verotoxin Ii (slt-2a) Monoclonal Purified Mouse IgG2 EIA,Neu,ST MG C65585M No View SDS View COA 0 Order a Sample
MAb to Verotoxin I (SLT-1b) Monoclonal Purified Mouse IgG1 EIA,ST MG C01690M No View SDS View COA 0 Order a Sample

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