BACTERIOLOGICAL INVESTIGATION ON Fasciola hepatica AND CATTLE BILIARY DUCTS

  • M. Bucca | lucia.zoppi@pagepress.org Dipartimento di Sanità Pubblica Veterinaria, Facoltà di Medicina Veterinaria - Messina, .
  • G. Ziino Dipartimento di Sanità Pubblica Veterinaria, Facoltà di Medicina Veterinaria - Messina, .
  • A. Panebianco Dipartimento di Sanità Pubblica Veterinaria, Facoltà di Medicina Veterinaria - Messina, .

Abstract

The aim of this work was to investigate the occurrence of bacteria in Fasciola hepatica and into cattle biliary ducts containing the parasite. A total of 24 liver and 58 F. hepatica samples were analysed. In all biliary ducts and in 62,06% of parasite Enterobacteriaceae were isolated. The bacterial specie more frequently isolated from parasite were Citrobacter freundii (34%), Proteus mirabilis (18%), Providencia rettgeri (12%), Staphylococcus spp. (18%), Enterobacter spp. (12%). There doesn’t appear to be a correlation between bacterial specie from parasite and ducts. The Authors conclude with some related inspective consideration.

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2009-03-21
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Keywords:
Fasciola hepatica, fluke, bacteria, parasite, interaction, cattle, food inspection.
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Bucca M, Ziino G, Panebianco A. BACTERIOLOGICAL INVESTIGATION ON Fasciola hepatica AND CATTLE BILIARY DUCTS. Ital J Food Safety [Internet]. 2009Mar.21 [cited 2021Apr.19];1(3):53-6. Available from: https://www.pagepressjournals.org/index.php/ijfs/article/view/ijfs.2008.3.53

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