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Volume 45 - Number 2 - 2010
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Species of the family Enterobacteriaceae in feces of South American sea lion Otaria flavescens settled in the Valdivia River

Mario González-Fuentes1, Fadua Latif1, Fabiola Fernández1, María P. Villanueva1, Jorge Ulloa2 y Heriberto Fernández1

 

1Instituto de Microbiología Clínica, Universidad Austral de Chile, Casilla 567, Valdivia, Chile

2Instituto de Patología Animal, Universidad Austral de Chile, Casilla 567, Valdivia, Chile

 

E-mail: hfernand@uach.cl

 

This study aims to establish the isolation frequency of species of the family Enterobacteriaceae in fecal samples of South American common sea lion (Otaria flavescens). Thirty fecal samples were collected from the resting ground of an urban sea lions colony in Valdivia, southern Chile. The bacteria species and their isolation frequencies were Edwarsiella tarda (73%), Escherichia coli (70%), Hafnia alvei (33%), Morganella morganii (7%), Proteus mirabilis (7%), Klebsiella pnuemoniae subsp. pneumoniae (3%), Serratia rubidea (3%), Providencia rustigianii (3%) and Citrobacter braakii (3%)

 

Key words: Enteral microbiota, marine mammals, reservoir

 

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