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CDC

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDDEP

The Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy

Chromogen

Molecule that emits a color under certain conditions. When incorporated into a culture medium, it reveals the presence of an enzyme specific to a given bacteria, thereby allowing its identification.

DNA Sequencing

Method used to determine the order of the nucleotide bases for a given DNA fragment.

ECCMID

European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

ECCMID

European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

ECDC

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

EFSA

European Food Safety Authority

EMA

European Medicines Agency

Enterobacteria

A family of Gram-negative bacilli (bacteria).