Characterization of Climical and Commensal Escherichia coli Isolates from an Integrated Turkey Operation

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Altekruse, Sean Fitzgerald;
  • Publisher: Virginia Tech
  • Subject: Avian Pathogenic Escherichia coli | Antimicrobial resistance

Pathogenic E. coli infections cause approximately one quarter of disease losses in commercial turkey flocks. A small subgroup of E. coli causes most infections. Epidemiologic studies of this disease have been hindered by a lack of reliable markers to discriminate betwee... View more
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