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Porcine Postweaning Diarrhea Isolates of Escherichia Coli with Uropathogenic Characters

  • István Tóth
  • Eric Oswald
  • Jacques Mainil
  • Mohamed Awad-Masalmeh
  • 1Béla Nagy
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 485)

Conclusion

Our studies confirm earlier findings of Dozois et al. 19978,and de Brito et al. 19999 about the occurence of necrotoxic and P or S fimbriated E. coli among enteric and extraintestinal isolates from suckling pigs,and provide additional evidence for similar properties of E. coli in diarrheal weaned pigs.

It was suggested that porcine enteric E. coli population may contain strains carrying pathogenicity islands more characteristic to human uropathogenic E. coli. The pathogenetic significance of such strains for weaned pigs remains to be investigated.

Keywords

Cytotoxic Necrotic Factor Porcine Small Intestine Oedema Disease Pathogenetic Significance Fimbria Gene 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • István Tóth
    • 1
  • Eric Oswald
    • 2
  • Jacques Mainil
    • 3
  • Mohamed Awad-Masalmeh
    • 4
  • 1Béla Nagy
  1. 1.Veterinary Medical Research Institute of Hungarian Academy of SciencesBudapestHungary
  2. 2.Microbiol. Mol. INRA-ENVTToulouseFrance
  3. 3.ChaireBactériologie, Facult. Med. VétérinaireUniv.LiegeBelgium
  4. 4.II.Medical KlinikUniv. Veterinary SciencesViennaAustria

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