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Genetically similar strains of Escherichia coli O157:H7 isolated from sheep, cattle and human patients

Robert Söderlund14*, Ingela Hedenström2, Anna Nilsson13, Erik Eriksson1 and Anna Aspán1

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1 Department of Bacteriology, National Veterinary Institute, Uppsala, 75189, Sweden

2 Swedish Institute for Communicable Disease Control, Solna, 17182, Sweden

3 Department of Clinical Sciences, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, 75651, Sweden

4 Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, 75651, Sweden

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BMC Veterinary Research 2012, 8:200  doi:10.1186/1746-6148-8-200

Published: 24 October 2012

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Age distribution of sampled animals and geographic locations of slaughterhouses included in the study.

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Clustering and comparison of isolates based on PFGE.

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