Some bacterial enteropathogens in wildlife and racing pigeons from Trinidad.

  title={Some bacterial enteropathogens in wildlife and racing pigeons from Trinidad.},
  author={Abiodun A Adesiyun and Nadira Seepersadsingh and L Inder and Kirsten Caesar},
  journal={Journal of wildlife diseases},
  volume={34 1},
Fecal and cloacal swabs or feces of wild mammalian, avian and reptilian species, either farmed or free-ranging, and of racing pigeons (Columba livia) kept in lofts were cultured for Salmonella spp., Campylobacter spp., and Yersinia spp. Of 291 free-ranging mammals tested, 6 (2%) and 1 (< 1%) yielded positive cultures of Salmonella spp. and Campylobacter spp., respectively. Salmonella newport was the predominant serotype isolated and the opossum (Didelphis marsupialis insularis) had the… CONTINUE READING

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