Epidemiological studies on the occurrence of Listeria monocytogenes in the feces of dairy cattle.

@article{Husu1990EpidemiologicalSO,
  title={Epidemiological studies on the occurrence of Listeria monocytogenes in the feces of dairy cattle.},
  author={J R Husu},
  journal={Zentralblatt fur Veterinarmedizin. Reihe B. Journal of veterinary medicine. Series B},
  year={1990},
  volume={37 4},
  pages={276-82}
}
  • J R Husu
  • Published 1990 in
    Zentralblatt fur Veterinarmedizin. Reihe B…
Seasonal variation in the fecal shedding of Listeria spp. in dairy cattle was examined by collecting a total of 3,878 fecal samples during a period of two years. The prevalences of Listeria spp. and L. monocytogenes were higher during the indoor season (12.7% and 9.2%, respectively) than in samples collected from the animals on pasture (5.3% and 3.1%, respectively). The highest frequencies of Listeria spp. (19.4%) and L. monocytogenes (16.1%) were detected in December. Listeriae were isolated… CONTINUE READING

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