[campylobacteriosis in a low-income community in buenos aires, argentina].the authors describe the problem of campylobacteriosis in a low-income community located in southern buenos aires. homes in the area were classified according to their total number of inhabitants, the number of children and animals living in the house and the amount of poultry meat consumed. samples were taken from all the different types of homes that had been identified in order to isolate, identify and type campylobacter sp., using the modified skirrow technique, bio-chemical tests and the li ...200315005557
thermotolerant campylobacters in domestic animals in a defined population in buenos aires, argentina.we assessed the prevalence of campylobacter jejuni in animals in a region of unsatisfied basic needs in the city of buenos aires and studied a few risk factors. first we conducted a census to identify all dwellings having pet animals (dogs, cats, and birds). fecal samples were then taken for isolation and identification of strains. we observed 17% prevalence for dogs (95% ci: 13, 22), 16% for cats (95% ci: 8, 27) and 19% for birds (95% ci: 5, 42). in dogs, the highest prevalences were found in s ...200212383655
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