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dissemination of the multidrug-resistant extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing escherichia coli o25b-st131 clone and the role of house crow (corvus splendens) foraging on hospital waste in bangladesh.two hundred and thirty-eight faecal samples from crows foraging on hospital wastes were analysed for extended-spectrum β-lactamase (esbl)-producing enterobacteriaceae. esbl-producing crow isolates were characterized and compared with 31 patient isolates. among the crows, 59% carried esbl producers. these included escherichia coli, klebsiella pneumoniae, raoultella terrigena and enterobacter cloacae harbouring the genes for ctx-m-1, ctx-m-15, ctx-m-55, ctx-m-79, and ctx-m-14. human isolates carri ...201526115863
health studies on the indian house crow (corvus splendens).fifteen indian house crows (corvus splendens) were obtained from a live-trap in dar es salaam, tanzania. two died soon after arrival. the remainder were examined clinically prior to euthanasia. all birds were examined post-mortem and a limited number of laboratory investigations was performed. none of the birds showed significant clinical signs or pathological lesions. lice were found on one. only escherichia coli and proteus spp. were isolated from the rectum. coccidia were detected in three bi ...199618645865
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