Escherichia albertii

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Escherichia albertii
Scientific classification
Domain: Bacteria
Kingdom: Eubacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Gammaproteobacteria
Order: Enterobacteriales
Family: Enterobacteriaceae
Genus: Escherichia
Species: E. albertii
Binomial name
Escherichia albertii
(Huys et al. 2003)

Escherichia albertii is a species of bacteria in the same genus as E. coli. It was described in 2003 after being isolated from the diarrhoea of Bangladeshi children.[1] Five different strains are known. The importance of the species in disease is unclear.[2]


  1. ^ "Escherichia albertii sp. nov., a diarrhoeagenic species isolated from stool specimens of Bangladeshi children". INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SYSTEMATIC AND EVOLUTIONARY MICROBIOLOGY. 53: 807–810. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.02475-0. 
  2. ^ Abbott, S. L.; O'Connor, J.; Robin, T.; Zimmer, B. L.; Janda, J. M. (2003). "Biochemical Properties of a Newly Described Escherichia Species, Escherichia albertii". Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 41 (10): 4852–4854. PMC 254372Freely accessible. PMID 14532241. doi:10.1128/JCM.41.10.4852-4854.2003. 

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