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- Arthur, Terrance M.; Ahmed, Rafiq; Chase-Topping, Margo; Kalchayanand, Norasak; Schmidt, John W.; Bono, James L.
- Applied and environmental microbiology 2013 v.79 no.14 pp. 4294
- DNA; Escherichia coli O157; Shiga toxin; alleles; bacteriophages; beef cattle; excretion; feces; feedlots; genotype; pulsed-field gel electrophoresis
- ... Previous reports have indicated that a small proportion of cattle shedding high levels of Escherichia coli O157:H7 is the main source for transmission of this organism between animals. Cattle achieving a fecal shedding status of 10(4) CFU of E. coli O157:H7/gram or greater are now referred to as supershedders. The aim of this study was to investigate the contribution of E. coli O157:H7 strain type ...
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