Escherichia coli Isolated from Domestic Animals Pathogenic for Gnotobiotic Piglets.

Three strains of Escherichia coli isolated from infectious processes in a calf, a dog, and a cat were examined for their capacity to produce disease or death, or both, in newborn gnotobiotic piglets. The O groups represented by these particular strains of E. coli were O4: (canine origin), O6: (feline origin), and O39: (bovine origin). All three isolates… CONTINUE READING