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International Journal of Microbiology
Volume 2014, Article ID 979584, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/979584
Research Article

Escherichia coli Strains Isolated from the Uteri Horn, Mouth, and Rectum of Bitches Suffering from Pyometra: Virulence Factors, Antimicrobial Susceptibilities, and Clonal Relationships among Strains

1Programa de Microbiologia Agropecuária, Faculdade de Ciências Agrárias e Veterinárias, UNESP-Campus de Jaboticabal, 14884-900 Jaboticabal, SP, Brazil
2Departamento de Medicina Veterinária Preventiva, Faculdade de Ciências Agrárias e Veterinárias, UNESP-Campus de Jaboticabal, 14884-900 Jaboticabal, SP, Brazil
3Departamento de Patologia Veterinária, Faculdade de Ciências Agrárias e Veterinárias, UNESP-Campus de Jaboticabal, 14884-900 Jaboticabal, SP, Brazil
4Departamento de Morfologia, Fisiologia e Patologia Básica, FORP, Avenida do Café S/N, Campus USP, 14040-904 Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil

Received 23 July 2013; Revised 2 December 2013; Accepted 23 January 2014; Published 9 March 2014

Academic Editor: José M. Pérez-Donoso

Copyright © 2014 Juliana M. A. Agostinho 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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