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[bact-alert automatized system for blood cultures: 5 vs 7 days of incubation. first argentine multicentre study].bact-alert automatized system for blood cultures: 5 vs 7 days of incubation. first argentine multicentre study. between january and december 2001, we analyzed 80,141 blood cultures by the bact-alert system (14,960 fan aerobics, 3,855 fan anaerobic, 11,114 standards aerobics, 11,367 standards anaerobic, 12,054 pediatrics and 26,791 fan pediatrics bottles) and 44.235 series from 27.615 patients at eight hospitals of buenos aires city, one of la plata city and three of the buenos aires province. a ...200415174746
factors associated with infection by campylobacter fetus in beef herds in the province of buenos aires, argentina.campylobacter fetus is a major venereal pathogen of cattle that is considered to be widespread among the livestock population of argentina. the disease accounts for a 10% reduction in the weaning rate of argentine infected herds and annual losses of $165 million. a case-control, questionnaire-based study was developed with the objective of quantifying the association between c. fetus infection and demographic, husbandry, and sanitary factors in 196 herds located in the province of buenos aires, ...201121737166
[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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