Microbial ecology of Bacillus thuringiensis: fecal populations recovered from wildlife in Korea.

@article{Lee2003MicrobialEO,
  title={Microbial ecology of Bacillus thuringiensis: fecal populations recovered from wildlife in Korea.},
  author={Dong-Hyun Lee and In Hwan Cha and Doo Sung Woo and Michio Ohba},
  journal={Canadian journal of microbiology},
  year={2003},
  volume={49 7},
  pages={465-71}
}
A total of 34 fecal samples, collected from 14 species of wild mammals in Korea, were examined for the occurrence of Bacillus thuringiensis. The organism was detected in 18 (53%) samples. Among the three food-habit groups, herbivorous animals yielded the highest frequency (69%) of samples positive for B. thuringiensis, followed by omnivorous animals (50%). Of the six fecal samples from carnivorous animals, only one sample contained B. thurin giensis. Among 527 isolates belonging to the Bacillus… CONTINUE READING

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