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- Kizerwetter-Świda, Magdalena, et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Veterinary microbiology 2014 v.172 no.1-2 pp. 272-278
- Capreolus capreolus; Cervus elaphus; Rhodococcus equi; Sus scrofa; desorption; feces; genes; genotype; humans; ionization; lymph nodes; matrix-assisted laser desorption-ionization mass spectrometry; nucleotide sequences; pathogens; phenotype; plasmids; polymerase chain reaction; ribosomal RNA; saprophytes; sequence analysis; soil; tissues; virulence; wild boars
- ... Rhodococcus equi is a soil saprophyte and an opportunistic pathogen causing infections in animals, and rarely in humans. The presence of R. equi in tissues and faeces of some wild animal species was demonstrated previously. In this study we characterized R. equi isolates from submaxillary lymph nodes of free-living wild boars (n=23), red deer (n=2) and roe deer (n=2). This is the first description ...