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Prevalence of diarrheagenic Escherichia coli in suckling rabbits

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Title: Prevalence of diarrheagenic Escherichia coli in suckling rabbits
Authors: Eldin, Walaa Fathy Saad Browse this author
Reda, Lamyaa M. Browse this author
Keywords: E. coli
rabbits
Egypt
Issue Date: Apr-2016
Publisher: Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University
Journal Title: Japanese Journal of Veterinary Research
Volume: 64
Issue: Supplement 2
Start Page: S149
End Page: S153
Abstract: Diarrheagenic Escherichia coli (E. coli) in suckling rabbit causes collibacillosis, which is characterized by sever yellow diarrhea, poor growth and high mortalities. This study was undertaken to investigate the prevalence of diarrheagenic E. coli in suckling rabbits in Egypt. Additionally, expression of some virulence-associated genes in the isolated E. coli serotypes were examined using the polymerase chain reaction. Finally, antibiogram of the identified E. coli serotypes was also investigated. E. coli could be isolated from 40% of the examined samples collected from diseased suckling rabbits having yellowish diarrhea. Cecum harbored the highest incidence of E. coli followed by stomach, liver, heart and spleen. Four serogroups could be identified including E. coli O109:H2, O15:H-, O103:H2 and O8:H-. Isolated pathogenic E. coli serogroups harbored different virulent factors responsible for diarrhea. Additionally, isolated E. coli serogroups showed marked low sensitivity or even resistance to the most common used antibiotics in Egypt.
Type: bulletin (article)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2115/62012
Appears in Collections:Japanese Journal of Veterinary Research > Volume 64 Supplement 2

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