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Clinical Escherichia coli Strains Carrying stx Genes: stx Variants and stx-Positive Virulence Profiles
ABSTRACT Altogether, 173 Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) serotype O157 (n = 111) and non-O157 (n = 62) isolates from 170 subjects were screened by PCR-restriction fragment lengthExpand
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Molecular Epidemiology of an Outbreak of Febrile Gastroenteritis Caused by Listeria monocytogenes in Cold-Smoked Rainbow Trout
ABSTRACT Febrile gastroenteritis in five healthy persons was associated with the consumption of vacuum-packed cold-smoked rainbow trout containingListeria monocytogenes. L. monocytogenes isolatesExpand
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Genetic Diversity among Clonal Lineages within Escherichia coli O157:H7 Stepwise Evolutionary Model
Molecular characterization and subtyping show genetic diversities within clonal complexes.
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Detection of Decreased Fluoroquinolone Susceptibility in Salmonellas and Validation of Nalidixic Acid Screening Test
ABSTRACT We evaluated 1,010 Salmonella isolates classified as fluoroquinolone susceptible according to the National Committee for Clinical Laboratory Standards guidelines for susceptibility toExpand
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An outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes serotype 3a infections from butter in Finland.
In February 1999, an outbreak of listeriosis caused by Listeria monocytogenes serotype 3a occurred in Finland. All isolates were identical. The outbreak strain was first isolated in 1997 in dairyExpand
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An outbreak of gastrointestinal illness and erythema nodosum from grated carrots contaminated with Yersinia pseudotuberculosis.
BACKGROUND Outbreaks of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis infection have been epidemiologically linked to fresh produce, but the bacterium has not been recovered from the food items implicated. In MayExpand
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Prevalence and characterization of Salmonella enterica from the feces of cattle, poultry, swine and hedgehogs in Burkina Faso and their comparison to human Salmonella isolates
BackgroundProduction and wild animals are major sources of human salmonellosis and animals raised for food also play an important role in transmission of antimicrobial resistant Salmonella strains toExpand
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Elimination of enteric bacteria in biological-chemical wastewater treatment and tertiary filtration units.
The occurrence and removal of salmonellae and faecal indicators in four conventional municipal wastewater treatment plants (MWTP) were investigated. In addition, we tested the efficiency of aExpand
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Bacterial and viral etiology of childhood diarrhea in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
BackgroundDiarrhea is the most frequent health problem among children in developing countries. This study investigated the bacterial and viral etiology and related clinical and epidemiologicalExpand
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Recurrence of urinary tract infection in a primary care setting: analysis of a 1-year follow-up of 179 women.
In a prospective study, 179 adult women (age range, 17-82 years) were followed up for 12 months after an index episode of community-acquired cystitis caused by Escherichia coli. Episodes ofExpand
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