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BioMed Research International
Volume 2015, Article ID 618752, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/618752
Research Article

Comparison of Antibiotic Resistance and Virulence Factors among Escherichia coli Isolated from Conventional and Free-Range Poultry

1Department of Microbiology, Laboratory of Basic and Applied Bacteriology, State University of Londrina (UEL), Rodovia Celso Garcia Cid, Caixa Postal 6001, 86051-980 Londrina, PR, Brazil
2Department of Pathology and Clinical and Toxicological Analysis, State University of Londrina (UEL), Avenida Robert Koch, No. 60, Vila Operária, 86038-350 Londrina, PR, Brazil
3Department of Zootechnia, State University of Londrina (UEL), Rodovia Celso Garcia Cid, Caixa Postal 6001, 86051-980 Londrina, PR, Brazil
4Laboratory of Bird Health, Fepagro Animal Health, Veterinary Research Institute Desidério Finamor (IPVDF), Estrada do Conde, No. 6000, 92990-000 Eldorado do Sul, RS, Brazil

Received 1 April 2015; Revised 28 September 2015; Accepted 30 September 2015

Academic Editor: Miguel Prieto

Copyright © 2015 Vanessa L. Koga et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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