Prevalence and antimicrobial resistance of Yersinia enterocolitica and Yersinia pseudotuberculosis in slaughter pigs in Latvia.

@article{Terentjeva2010PrevalenceAA,
  title={Prevalence and antimicrobial resistance of Yersinia enterocolitica and Yersinia pseudotuberculosis in slaughter pigs in Latvia.},
  author={Margarita Terentjeva and Aivars Berzins},
  journal={Journal of food protection},
  year={2010},
  volume={73 7},
  pages={1335-8}
}
The prevalence of Yersinia enterocolitica and Yersinia pseudotuberculosis was determined in slaughter pigs from 47 farms in Latvia. Tonsils from 404 pigs representing farms from four geographical areas (Kurzeme, Latgale, Vidzeme, and Zemgale) were collected at slaughter in 2007 and 2008. The prevalences of Y. enterocolitica and Y. pseudotuberculosis were 35 and 3%, respectively. All Y. enterocolitica isolates belonged to bioserotype 4/O:3. Y. enterocolitica was recovered from 35 of 47 pig farms… CONTINUE READING
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