Epidemiological investigation of eaeA-positive Escherichia coli and Escherichia albertii strains isolated from healthy wild birds

@article{Oh2011EpidemiologicalIO,
  title={Epidemiological investigation of eaeA-positive Escherichia coli and Escherichia albertii strains isolated from healthy wild birds},
  author={Jae-Young Oh and Min-Su Kang and Hyosook Hwang and Baozhu An and Jun-Hun Kwon and Yong-kuk Kwon},
  journal={The Journal of Microbiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={49},
  pages={747-752}
}
Escherichia coli has commonly been associated with diarrheal illness in humans and animals. Recently, E. albertii has been reported to be a potential pathogen of humans and animals and to be carried by wild birds. In the present study, the prevalence and genetic characteristics of intimin-producing E. coli and E. albertii strains were evaluated in wild birds in Korea. Thirty one of 790 Enterobacteriaceae strains from healthy wild birds were positive for the intimin gene (eaeA) and twenty two of… CONTINUE READING
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