Microbiology – MCQ 44 – Escherichia coli infections

With reference to infections with Escherichia coli the following are true except:
A. Enteroaggregative E. coli is associated with Persistant diarrhoea
B. Enterohemorrhagic E. coli can cause haemolytic uraemic syndrome
C. Enteroinvasive E. coli produces a disease similar to salmonellosis
D. Enterotoxigenic E. coli is a common cause of travelers’ diarrhoea

Correct answer : C. Enteroinvasive E. coli produces a disease similar to salmonellosis

Enteroinvasive E. coli produces a disease similar to shigellosis. (Invasive nature)

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