Children’s Mercy Kansas City
1 article published in JoVE
Assessment of Intestinal Transcytosis of Neonatal Escherichia coli Bacteremia Isolates Adnan Islam1, Joshua L. Wheatley2, Susana Chavez-Bueno1,2 1University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, 2Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Children’s Mercy Kansas City Escherichia coli causes sepsis in neonates who ingest the bacteria around the time of birth. The process involved in E. coli’s ability to travel from the enteric tract to the bloodstream is poorly understood. This in vitro model assesses the ability of E. coli strains to travel through the intestinal epithelial cells.