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Colon non tumor
Infectious colitis (specific microorganisms)
Escherichia coli

Reviewer: Lili Lee, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 5 October 2013, last major update September 2013
Copyright: (c) 2003-2013, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

See subtypes below: Enteroaggregative, Enterohemorrhagic, Enteroinvasive, Enteropathogenic, Enterotoxigenic

General
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Enteroaggregative E. coli (EAEC)

General
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Epidemiology
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Pathophysiology
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Clinical features
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Diagnosis
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Laboratory
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Case reports
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Treatment
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Micro images
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Growth on HEp-2 cells

Electron microscopy images
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Aggregation of E. coli

Various images

Differential diagnosis
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Additional references
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Enterohemorrhagic E. coli (EHEC)

General
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Terminology
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Epidemiology
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Sites
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Pathophysiology
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Clinical features
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Diagnosis
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Laboratory
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Radiology images
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O157:H7 colitis

Case reports
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Treatment
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Clinical images
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O157:H7 colitis on endoscopy

Growth on Sorbitol MacConkey

E. coli broth with MUG (4-methylumbelliferyl-b-D-glucuronide)

TSI agar slant

Micro description
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Micro images
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Various images

O157:H7 colitis with fibrin thrombi

Electron microscopy images
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O157:H7 in GI tract

O157:H7 with flagella

Videos
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Differential diagnosis
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Additional references
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Enteroinvasive E. coli (EIEC)

General
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Epidemiology
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Sites
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Pathophysiology
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Clinical features
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Diagnosis
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Laboratory
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Case reports
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Treatment
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Micro description
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Electron microscopy images
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Interaction of EIEC with epithelial cells

Differential diagnosis
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Additional references
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Enteropathogenic E. coli (EPEC)

Terminology
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Epidemiology
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Pathophysiology
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Clinical features
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Diagnosis
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Prognostic factors
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Treatment
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Micro description
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Electron microscopy images
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Effacement of microvilli and pedestal

Transmission EM

Intestinal epithelial cells infected with wild type EPEC

Adhere to cultured human intestinal cells

Videos
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Enteropathogenic E. coli (EPEC) infected fibroblast cell

Additional references
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Enterotoxigenic E. coli (ETEC)

Epidemiology
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Pathophysiology
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Etiology
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Clinical features
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Treatment
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Micro description
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Micro images
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Colonies on blood agar

Electron microscopy images
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ETEC dividing

ETEC

Differential diagnosis
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Additional references
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End of Colon non tumor > Infectious colitis (specific microorganisms) > Escherichia coli


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