Publication Date

January 2011

Abstract

The incidence and severity of disease associated with toxigenic Clostridium difficile (Cd) have increased in hospitals in North America from the emergence of newer, more virulent strains of Cd. Toxigenic Cd has been isolated from food and animals and retail meat with potential implications of transfer to humans.

Book Title

68th International Conference on the Epidemiology and Control of Biological, Chemical and Physical Hazards in Pigs and Pork

Pages

201

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

DOI

https://doi.org/10.31274/safepork-180809-620

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Clostridium difficile in pork and retail meat in Texas

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The incidence and severity of disease associated with toxigenic Clostridium difficile (Cd) have increased in hospitals in North America from the emergence of newer, more virulent strains of Cd. Toxigenic Cd has been isolated from food and animals and retail meat with potential implications of transfer to humans.