Potentially zoonotic shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli serogroups in the faeces and meat of food-producing animals in Ibadan, Nigeria.

@article{Ojo2010PotentiallyZS,
  title={Potentially zoonotic shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli serogroups in the faeces and meat of food-producing animals in Ibadan, Nigeria.},
  author={Olufemi Ernest Ojo and Adebowale Titilayo Phillip Ajuwape and Ebenezer Babatunde Otesile and Ademola Amubieya Owoade and Mufutau Atanda Oyekunle and Adeyemi Igbekele Adetosoye},
  journal={International journal of food microbiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={142 1-2},
  pages={214-21}
}
Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) are major food-borne pathogens associated with gastroenteritis and sometimes fatal haemolytic uraemic syndrome complication. Farm animals are asymptomatic carriers of STEC and contaminated meat is an important vehicle for zoonotic transmission from animals to humans. This study investigated the presence… CONTINUE READING