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Folia Microbiologica

, Volume 44, Issue 4, pp 455–456 | Cite as

Isolation of verotoxigenicEscherichia coli O157 from poultry

  • E. Pilipčinec
  • L'. Tkáčiková
  • H. T. Naas
  • R. Cabadaj
  • I. Mikula
Immunology Papers

Abstract

Results obtained by examination of cloacal swabs from poultry for the presence of verotoxigenic strains ofE. coli O157∶H7 are presented. Twenty samples (9.2%) of 216 samples examined were positive forE. coli O157. Out of 20E. coli O157, 19 strains were positive for the production of both verotoxins (VT1 and VT2). However, none of them was positive for the presence of H7 antigen.

Keywords

Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura Poultry Product Poultry Meat Latex Agglutination Test Cloacal Swab 
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© Institute of Microbiology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Pilipčinec
    • 1
  • L'. Tkáčiková
    • 1
  • H. T. Naas
    • 1
    • 2
  • R. Cabadaj
    • 1
  • I. Mikula
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Veterinary MedicineKošiceSlovakia
  2. 2.Faculty of Veterinary MedicineAl-Fateh UniversityTripoliLibya

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