virF-positive Yersinia pseudotuberculosis and Yersinia enterocolitica found in migratory birds in Sweden.

@article{Niskanen2003virFpositiveYP,
  title={virF-positive Yersinia pseudotuberculosis and Yersinia enterocolitica found in migratory birds in Sweden.},
  author={Taina Niskanen and Jonas Waldenstr{\"o}m and Maria Fredriksson-Ahomaa and Bj{\"o}rn Olsen and Hannu J Korkeala},
  journal={Applied and environmental microbiology},
  year={2003},
  volume={69 8},
  pages={4670-5}
}
During spring and autumn migrations, 468 fecal samples from 57 different species of migratory birds were collected in Sweden. In total, Yersinia spp. were isolated from 12.8% of collected samples. The most commonly found species was Yersinia enterocolitica, which was isolated from 5.6% of all collected samples, followed by Y. intermedia (3.8%), Y. frederiksenii (3.0%), Y. kristensenii (0.9%), Y. pseudotuberculosis (0.6%), and Y. rohdei (0.4%). The pathogenic, virF-positive Y. pseudotuberculosis… CONTINUE READING

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