TITLE

Investigations continue into E coli outbreaks

PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;9/26/2009, Vol. 165 Issue 13, p359
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the involvement of the Veterinary Laboratories Agency (VLA) in Great Britain into the outbreaks of Escherichia coli that produces veterocytotoxin. Accordingly, the bacteria has resulted to several people being hospitalized after some visits to open farms in the country. VLA is said to have claimed that following the tests on 102 samples taken from Godstone Farm on September 7, 2009, 33 people were found positive with the E Coli.
ACCESSION #
44532597

 

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