Escherichia coli O157:H7 in environments of culture-positive cattle.

@article{Davis2005EscherichiaCO,
  title={Escherichia coli O157:H7 in environments of culture-positive cattle.},
  author={Margaret A Davis and Karen A. Cloud-Hansen and John Carpenter and Carolyn J. Hovde},
  journal={Applied and environmental microbiology},
  year={2005},
  volume={71 11},
  pages={6816-22}
}
Outbreaks of Escherichia coli O157:H7 disease associated with animal exhibits have been reported with increasing frequency. Transmission can occur through contact with contaminated haircoats, bedding, farm structures, or water. We investigated the distribution and survival of E. coli O157:H7 in the immediate environments of individually housed, experimentally inoculated cattle by systematically culturing feed, bedding, water, haircoat, and feed bunk walls for E. coli O157:H7 for 3 months. Cedar… CONTINUE READING

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