Volume 73, Issue 3
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645


Enterohemorrhagic O157:H7 was isolated for the first time in Vietnam. Shiga toxin–producing were isolated from 8 of 100 cows examined. The two strains showing serotype O157:H7 carried the , A, and 2c genes, but the other six were negative for the gene.


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  • Received : 11 Mar 2005
  • Accepted : 30 Mar 2005

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