Enteric Human Pathogens of Wild Boar, Feral Swine, and Javelina (Order: Artiodactyla)

@inproceedings{JayRussell2014EntericHP,
  title={Enteric Human Pathogens of Wild Boar, Feral Swine, and Javelina (Order: Artiodactyla)},
  author={M. Jay-Russell and A. F. Hake and P. Rivadeneira and D. R. Virchow and David L. Bergman},
  year={2014}
}
Artiodactyls are even-toed ungulates that include domestic and wild ruminant herbivores (cattle, sheep, goat, deer, elk), pigs, and javelinas. There is increasing evidence that some wild ungulate species are important reservoirs of enteric human pathogens, and they may contribute to foodborne disease transmission directly through ingestion of undercooked game meat or indirectly via fecal contamination of fresh fruit and vegetable crops or agricultural water sources. To better understand… Expand
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