Phenotypical characteristics of Shiga-like toxin Escherichia coli isolated from sheep dairy products.

AIMS To analyse phenotypical characteristics of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) strains from ovine origin. METHODS AND RESULTS A total of 13 STEC strains (eight O157 and five non-O157) isolated from sheep dairy products were used in this study. Biochemical traits, motility, haemolytic activity, resistance to tellurite-cefixime, maximum… CONTINUE READING