A comparison of the survival in feces and water of Escherichia coli O157:H7 grown under laboratory conditions or obtained from cattle feces.

@article{Scott2006ACO,
  title={A comparison of the survival in feces and water of Escherichia coli O157:H7 grown under laboratory conditions or obtained from cattle feces.},
  author={Lourda Scott and Philip J McGee and James Sheridan and Bernadette Earley and Nola Leonard},
  journal={Journal of food protection},
  year={2006},
  volume={69 1},
  pages={6-11}
}
Escherichia coli O157:H7 is an important foodborne pathogen that can cause hemorrhagic colitis and hemolytic uremic syndrome. Cattle feces and fecally contaminated water are important in the transmission of this organism on the farm. In this study, the survival of E. coli O157:H7 in feces and water was compared following passage through the animal digestive tract or preparation in the laboratory. Feces were collected from steers before and after oral inoculation with a marked strain of E. coli… CONTINUE READING

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