prevalence of pathogenic yersinia enterocolitica and yersinia pseudotuberculosis in wild boars in switzerland.between october 2007 and march 2008, 153 wild boars shot in the canton of geneva in switzerland were sampled. fifty-one percent of the animals were males and 49% were females. the age of most (81%) animals varied between 6months and 2years. prevalence of enteropathogenic yersinia in tonsils and faeces was studied using culture and pcr methods and in tissue fluid of tonsils using an elisa system. prevalence of anti-yersinia antibodies in tissue fluid was 65%. detection rate of enteropathogenic ye ...200919723600
wild boars as an important reservoir for foodborne hundred fifty-three wild boars shot in the canton of geneva, switzerland, were studied for the occurrence of foodborne pathogens. tonsils and fecal samples of the animals were examined using real-time polymerase chain reaction, enzyme-linked fluorescent immunoassay, and cultural methods. the detection rate of salmonella spp., yersinia enterocolitica, yersinia pseudotuberculosis, stx-positive escherichia coli, and listeria monocytogenes was 12%, 35%, 20%, 9%, and 17%, respectively, when tonsi ...201019899962
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