Characterization of necrotoxigenic Escherichia coli (NTEC) strains isolated from healthy calves in Poland.

@article{Osek2001CharacterizationON,
  title={Characterization of necrotoxigenic Escherichia coli (NTEC) strains isolated from healthy calves in Poland.},
  author={Jacek Osek},
  journal={Journal of veterinary medicine. B, Infectious diseases and veterinary public health},
  year={2001},
  volume={48 9},
  pages={641-6}
}
  • Jacek Osek
  • Published 2001 in
    Journal of veterinary medicine. B, Infectious…
Faecal samples from 132 healthy, 4-8-week-old calves from four different farms were examined for necrotoxigenic Escherichia coli (NTEC) producing the cytotoxic necrotizing factors type 1 (CNF1) and type 2 (CNF2). CNF2 genes were detected by polymerase chain reaction in 24 (6.1%) of the 396 E. coli strains tested; these strains were found in 18 (13.6… CONTINUE READING