Escherichia coli O157:H7 prevalence in fecal samples of cattle from a southeastern beef cow-calf herd.

@article{Riley2003EscherichiaCO,
  title={Escherichia coli O157:H7 prevalence in fecal samples of cattle from a southeastern beef cow-calf herd.},
  author={David Greg Riley and Jeffrey T. Gray and Guy H. Loneragan and Kerry S Barling and Chad C. Chase},
  journal={Journal of food protection},
  year={2003},
  volume={66 10},
  pages={1778-82}
}
The proportion of fecal samples culture-positive for Escherichia coli O157:H7 was determined for samples collected from 296 beef cows on pasture in a single Florida herd in October, November, and December 2001. The overall proportion of samples that cultured positive was 0.03. The proportion of cows that were culture-positive on at least one occasion was 0.091. No effect of pregnancy status or nutritional regimen on the proportion of culture-positive samples for E. coli O157:H7 was detected. We… CONTINUE READING

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