The HUSEC reference strain collection is a collection of HUS-associated EHEC comprising all EHEC serotypes and MLST STs detected in Germany until today. This collection represents the phylogenetic breadth of HUS-associated EHEC. and can be used as a comparison for novel EHEC bacteria.
It is an open collection, i.e. if new EHEC variants occur, they can be included into the HUSEC collection. Please contact us here.