Verotoxin production in strains of Escherichia coli isolated from cattle and sheep, and their resistance to antibiotics


Aksoy A., Yildirim M., Kacmaz B., Apan T. Z. , Goecmen J. S.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF VETERINARY & ANIMAL SCIENCES, vol.31, no.4, pp.225-231, 2007 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF VETERINARY & ANIMAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.225-231
  • Keywords: cattle, sheep, Escherichia coli, verotoxin, antibiotic resistance, DAIRY-CATTLE, O157-H7, CALVES, SUSCEPTIBILITY, PREVALENCE, PATTERNS, FARMS
  • Gazi University Affiliated: No

Abstract

In this study, 130 Escherichia coli strains isolated from 306 cattle and sheep fecal samples were studied for their resistance to 10 antibiotics, verotoxin production, and hemolyzation.