Bacterial flora of free-living double-crested cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus) chicks on Prince Edward Island, Canada, with reference to enteric bacteria and antibiotic resistance.

@article{Dobbin2005BacterialFO,
  title={Bacterial flora of free-living double-crested cormorant (Phalacrocorax auritus) chicks on Prince Edward Island, Canada, with reference to enteric bacteria and antibiotic resistance.},
  author={Greg Dobbin and Harry Hariharan and P M Daoust and Shebel Hanley Hariharan and Susan Heaney and Mada Coles and L. E. Price and C Anne Muckle},
  journal={Comparative immunology, microbiology and infectious diseases},
  year={2005},
  volume={28 1},
  pages={71-82}
}
Cloacal and pharyngeal swabs from 100 tree-nesting Double-crested cormorant (DCC) chicks were examined by culture for commensal and potentially pathogenic bacteria. No Salmonella or Erysipelothrix were isolated from the cloacal swabs. Twenty-two cloacal swabs were positive for Campylobacter, of which 14 were C. jejuni, C. coli, and 1 C. lari. None belonged to common serotypes isolated from humans or animals in recent years in Canada. Tests for antimicrobial drug resistance among 187 commensal… CONTINUE READING
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