Large scale comparative genomics of Escherichia coli responsible for human bacteremia: clinical involvements and role of metabolic pathway.
E. coli is the first causative agent among community-acquired bacteraemia and it is also the most abundant species among facultative anaerobic bacteria in human gastro-intestinal tract (Tenaillon et al., Nat. Rev. Microbiol, 2010; Martin et al., N. Engl. J. Med., 2003). To understand the physiopathology of extra-intestinal infections, many traits ...