Services offered by the E. coli Reference Center

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We perform O and H typing for classifying E. coli for pathogenicity

We have validated PCR reactions for identifying over three dozen genes associated with pathogenic and non-pathogenic isolates. The most common requests are detailed below, but please feel free to contact us if your specific need is not listed.

We have been involved in monitoring E. coli in petting zoo animals, in water, in fruits and vegetables, in meat.