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Wild bird-associated Campylobacter jejuni isolates are a consistent source of human disease, in Oxfordshire, United Kingdom.

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The contribution of wild birds as a source of human campylobacteriosis was investigated in Oxfordshire, United Kingdom (UK) over a 10 year period. The probable origin of human Campylobacter jejuni genotypes, as described by multilocus sequence typing, was estimated by comparison with reference populations of isolates from farm animals and five wild bird families, using the STRUCTURE algorithm. Wild bird-attributed isolates accounted for between 476 (2.1%) and 543 (3.5%) cases annually. This p...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1111/1758-2229.12314

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
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McCarthy, ND
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Maiden, MC
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John Wiley and Sons Ltd Publisher's website
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Environmental microbiology reports Journal website
Volume:
7
Issue:
5
Pages:
782-788
Publication date:
2015-10-05
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1758-2229
ISSN:
1758-2229
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uuid:94dc67db-a75e-4066-8882-923887fbcb8a
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528568
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pubs:528568
Language:
English

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