Isolation of Campylobacter from feral swine (Sus scrofa) on the ranch associated with the 2006 Escherichia coli O157:H7 spinach outbreak investigation in California.

@article{JayRussell2012IsolationOC,
  title={Isolation of Campylobacter from feral swine (Sus scrofa) on the ranch associated with the 2006 Escherichia coli O157:H7 spinach outbreak investigation in California.},
  author={Michele T Jay-Russell and Anne H Bates and Lynne Harden and W. Greg Miller and Robert E. Mandrell},
  journal={Zoonoses and public health},
  year={2012},
  volume={59 5},
  pages={314-9}
}
We report the isolation of Campylobacter species from the same population of feral swine that was investigated in San Benito County, California, during the 2006 spinach-related Escherichia coli O157:H7 outbreak. This is the first survey of Campylobacter in a free-ranging feral swine population in the United States. Campylobacter species were cultured from buccal and rectal-anal swabs, colonic faeces and tonsils using a combination of selective enrichment and antibiotic-free membrane filtration… CONTINUE READING
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