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on November 30, 2020

Co-infection increases avian colibacillosis fatality rate

Studying the interactions between bacteria could play a key role in developing better management strategies infections.

A new study published in Avian Pathology has revealed that colibacillosis has a higher rate of fatality in poultry when the birds are also infected with a particular strain of Enterococcus.

Colibacillosis is an infection caused by avian pathogenic E. coli (APEC), resulting in septicemia, organ failure and death and…

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