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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 195972, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/195972
Research Article

Detection of Pathogenic Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus from Cattle and Pigs Slaughtered in Abattoirs in Vhembe District, South Africa

1HIV/AIDS & Global Health Research Programme, Department of Microbiology, University of Venda, Thohoyandou 0950, South Africa
2Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, Faculty of Science, University of Buea, Buea, Cameroon
3Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, Faculty of Science and Agriculture, University of Fort Hare, Alice 5700, South Africa

Received 11 December 2014; Accepted 26 January 2015

Academic Editor: Hassan Zaraket

Copyright © 2015 Nicoline F. Tanih 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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