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vero cytotoxin

 

Definition: a cell cytotoxin produced by enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli that appears to contribute to the occurrence of hemorrhagic colitis and hemolytic uremic syndrome.

Synonym(s): Shigalike toxin

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