Salmonella and Campylobacter spp. in northern elephant seals, California

Robyn A. Stoddard, Frances M D Gulland, Edward R Atwill, Judy Lawrence, Spencer Jang, Patricia A Conrad

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Abstract

Campylobacter and Salmonella spp. prevalence and antimicrobial drug sensitivity were determined in northern elephant seals that had not entered the water and seals that were stranded on the California coast. Stranded seals had a higher prevalence of pathogenic bacteria, possibly from terrestrial sources, which were more likely to be resistant.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1967-1969
Number of pages3
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Volume11
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 2005

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  • Microbiology (medical)

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    Stoddard, R. A., Gulland, F. M. D., Atwill, E. R., Lawrence, J., Jang, S., & Conrad, P. A. (2005). Salmonella and Campylobacter spp. in northern elephant seals, California. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 11(12), 1967-1969.