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Research Article

Directed Evaluation of Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli Autotransporter Proteins as Putative Vaccine Candidates

  • Jessica A. Harris equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Jessica A. Harris, Koushik Roy

    Affiliation: University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

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  • Koushik Roy equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Jessica A. Harris, Koushik Roy

    Affiliation: Department of Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

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  • Virginia Woo-Rasberry,

    Affiliation: Research Services, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

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  • David J. Hamilton,

    Affiliation: Department of Comparative Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

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  • Rita Kansal,

    Affiliation: Research Services, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

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  • Firdausi Qadri,

    Affiliation: International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh

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  • James M. Fleckenstein mail

    JFLECKEN@DOM.wustl.edu

    Affiliations: Department of Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America, Department of Molecular Sciences, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America, Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

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  • Published: December 06, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001428

About the Authors

Jessica A. Harris
University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America
Koushik Roy, James M. Fleckenstein
Department of Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America
Virginia Woo-Rasberry, Rita Kansal
Research Services, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America
David J. Hamilton
Department of Comparative Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America
Firdausi Qadri
International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh
James M. Fleckenstein
Department of Molecular Sciences, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America
James M. Fleckenstein
Department of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Memphis, Tennessee, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: JFLECKEN@DOM.wustl.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JMF. Performed the experiments: JAH KR VW-R DJH RK. Analyzed the data: FQ JMF. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: FQ. Wrote the paper: JAH JMF.