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Attribution of Campylobacter infections in northeast Scotland to specific sources by use of multilocus sequence typing.

Abstract:

We show that a higher incidence of campylobacteriosis is found in young children (age, <5 years) living in rural, compared with urban, areas. Association of this difference with particular animal sources was evaluated using multilocus sequence typing. This evaluation was achieved by comparing Campylobacter isolates originating from these children, retail poultry, and a range of animal sources by use of source attribution and phylogenetic analysis methods. The results indicate that chicken ...

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10.1086/597417

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Journal:
The Journal of infectious diseases
Volume:
199
Issue:
8
Pages:
1205-1208
Publication date:
2009-04-05
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EISSN:
1537-6613
ISSN:
0022-1899
URN:
uuid:12f2527e-a10d-4b44-be5a-ab589c2f6178
Source identifiers:
210036
Local pid:
pubs:210036

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