Chickens as a possible reservoir for urinary tract infections in humans

Research project About 60% all of human infections in the world are caused by zoonotic pathogens transmitted typically by direct contact to animals or through faecally contaminated foods. Smallholder farmers in rural and suburban Vietnam live in close contact with th ...The role of Enterococcus spp. as pathogens has increased while the source(s) of infections often remains unclear. Enterococcus faecalis from patients suffering urinary tract infection (UTI) in Vietnam and from poultry living in close contact with the ...
Period: 2010-03-1 to 2012-12-31 Countries: Vietnam Lead institution: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Partner institutions: Military Medical Hospital, Vietnam National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology (NIHE), Vietnam Project code: 09-046LIFE Total grant: 331,512 DKK
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