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- Iwu, Chinwe Juliana; Iweriebor, Benson Chuks; Obi, Larry Chikwelu; Okoh, Anthony Ifeanyi
- Comparative immunology, microbiology, and infectious diseases 2016 v.44 pp. 48-53
- commercial farms, etc ; Escherichia coli O26; feces; food animals; foodborne illness; genes; humans; livestock and meat industry; ruminants; serotypes; swine; virulence; South Africa; Show all 13 Subjects
- ... Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) is one of the most significant causes of food-borne infections capable of causing serious health complications in humans. Even though ruminants are known to be the major reservoirs of STEC, other non-ruminant food producing animals may also harbour pathogenic E. coli strains. In this study, we investigated the prevalence of E. coli serogroups O26, O111 ...