Prevalence, Antimicrobial Resistance, and Molecular Characterization of in Cattle, Beef, and Diarrheic Patients in Bishoftu, Ethiopia.

Last updated on 29-9-2022 by Wesley Mattheus

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Within Ethiopia, there is a lack of information on the genetic relatedness of from cattle, beef, and diarrheic patients and its potential transmission from cattle to humans through consumption of contaminated beef. The objective of this study was to assess the prevalence and determine the serotypes, genetic relatedness, and antimicrobial resistance of in cattle in two local slaughterhouses, in beef at retail shops, and in diarrheic patients in the only hospital in Bishoftu, Ethiopia. was detected in 2.5% (6/240) of cattle samples, in 8.7% (11/127) of beef samples, and in 2.3% (5/216) of the…

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