Do camels (Camelus dromedarius) play an epidemiological role in the spread of Shiga Toxin producing Escherichia coli (STEC) infection?

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In the present work, faecal and serum samples from 400 camels were investigated for the presence of Shiga Toxin producing E.coli (STEC) and Anti-Shiga Toxin (Anti-Stx) antibodies, respectively. The used samples were obtained from adult male camels of five east African countries (Egypt, Somalia, Djibouti, Kenya and Sudan) between the years 2002–2004. One E… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11250-007-9122-1

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@article{ElSayed2007DoC, title={Do camels (Camelus dromedarius) play an epidemiological role in the spread of Shiga Toxin producing Escherichia coli (STEC) infection?}, author={Abdulrahman M El-Sayed and S. Ahmed and Wael Awad}, journal={Tropical Animal Health and Production}, year={2007}, volume={40}, pages={469-473} }