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Title: Water buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis) identified as an important reservoir of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli in Brazil
Authors: Oliveira, Murilo G.
Feitosa Brito, Jose R.
Carvalho, Roberta R.
Guth, Beatriz E. C. [UNIFESP]
Gomes, Tania A. T. [UNIFESP]
Vieira, Monica A. M. [UNIFESP]
Kato, Maria A. M. F.
Ramos, Isabel I.
Vaz, Tania M. I.
Irino, Kinue
Univ Fed Juiz Fora
Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Inst Adolfo Lutz Registro
Issue Date: 1-Sep-2007
Publisher: Amer Soc Microbiology
Citation: Applied and Environmental Microbiology. Washington: Amer Soc Microbiology, v. 73, n. 18, p. 5945-5948, 2007.
Abstract: The presence of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) in water buffaloes is reported for the first time in South America. the prevalence of STEC ranged from 0 to 64% depending on the farm. STEC isolates exhibiting the genetic profiles stx(1)stx(2)ehxA iha saa and stx(2)ehxA iha saa predominated. of the 20 distinct serotypes identified, more than 50% corresponded to serotypes associated with human diseases.
URI: http://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/29986
ISSN: 0099-2240
Other Identifiers: http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AEM.00929-07
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