Detection of Campylobacter and Escherichia coli O157:H7 from filth flies by polymerase chain reaction

@article{Szalanski2004DetectionOC,
  title={Detection of Campylobacter and Escherichia coli O157:H7 from filth flies by polymerase chain reaction},
  author={Allen L. Szalanski and Carrie B. Owens and Tanja Mckay and C. Dayton Steelman},
  journal={Medical and Veterinary Entomology},
  year={2004},
  volume={18}
}
Abstract.  Flies (Diptera: Muscidae) that breed in faeces and other organic refuse (filth flies) have been implicated as vectors of pathogenic bacteria including Escherichia coli O157:H7, which cause haemorrhagic colitis in humans, and Campylobacter, which is the principal causative agent of human enteritis. The potential role of filth flies in the epidemiology of these pathogens in the United States was investigated by examining the prevalence of Campylobacter spp. and E. coli O157:H7 from two… 
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