Campylobacter troglodytis sp. nov., isolated from feces of human-habituated wild chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii) in Tanzania.

@article{Kaur2011CampylobacterTS,
  title={Campylobacter troglodytis sp. nov., isolated from feces of human-habituated wild chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii) in Tanzania.},
  author={Taranjit Kaur and Jatinder Singh and Michael Huffman and Kl{\'a}ra Judita Petr{\vz}elkov{\'a} and Nancy S. Taylor and Shilu Xu and Floyd E. Dewhirst and Bruce J Paster and Lies Debruyne and P. Vandamme and James G Fox},
  journal={Applied and environmental microbiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={77 7},
  pages={2366-73}
}
The transmission of simian immunodeficiency and Ebola viruses to humans in recent years has heightened awareness of the public health significance of zoonotic diseases of primate origin, particularly from chimpanzees. In this study, we analyzed 71 fecal samples collected from 2 different wild chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) populations with different histories in relation to their proximity to humans. Campylobacter spp. were detected by culture in 19/56 (34%) group 1 (human habituated for research… CONTINUE READING

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