Antonio Fernando Pestana de Castro

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Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC), is the most important recently emerged group of foodborne pathogens. Ruminants, especially cattle, have been implicated as a principal reservoir of(More)
This study evaluated the polymerase chain reaction- restriction fragment length polymorphism (PCR-RFLP) analysis of fliC for typing flagella antigen (H) of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli(More)
Forty-nine avian pathogenic Escherichia coli (APEC) strains obtained from chickens suffering from septicemia (24), swollen head syndrome (14) and omphalitis (11), isolated from individuals in(More)
Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli (EPEC) strains are important agents of infantile diarrhea all over the world, gaining even greater importance in developing countries. EPEC have also been isolated(More)