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Volume 16, Number 4—April 2010

Research

Escherichia albertii in Wild and Domestic Birds

J. Lindsay OaksComments to Author , Thomas E. Besser, Seth T. Walk, David M. Gordon, Kimberlee B. Beckmen, Kathy A. Burek, Gary J. Haldorson, Dan S. Bradway, Lindsey Ouellette, Fred R. Rurangirwa, Margaret A. Davis, Greg Dobbin, and Thomas S. Whittam1
Author affiliations: Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, USA (J.L. Oaks, T.E. Besser, G.J. Haldorson, D.S. Bradway, F.R. Rurangirwa, M.A. Davis); University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA (S.T. Walk); The Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia (D.M. Gordon); Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Fairbanks, Alaska, USA (K.B. Beckmen); Alaska Veterinary Pathology Services, Eagle River, Alaska, USA (K.A. Burek); Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA (L. Ouellette, T.S. Whittam); University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada (G. Dobbin); 1Deceased.

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Table 1

Escherichia albertii isolates and hosts information

Isolate Origin (state)* Host species of origin Clinical status Year of isolation Reference
1568-05-27C† USA (AK) Redpoll finch (Carduelis flammea) Dead 2005 This study
1568-05-27D† USA (AK) Redpoll finch (C. flammea) Dead 2005 This study
1615-05-A† USA (AK) Redpoll finch (C. flammea) Dead 2005 This study
1615-05-B† USA (AK) Redpoll finch (C. flammea) Dead 2005 This study
1297-05-19†‡§¶ USA (AK) Redpoll finch (C. flammea) Dead 2005 This study
7991-07†‡§¶ USA (WA) Chicken (Gallus gallus) Dead 2007 This study
12055-07†‡§¶ USA (ID) Gyrfalcon (Falco rusticulos) Dead 2007 This study
5419-05-R†‡§¶ Canada Redpoll finch (C. flammea) Healthy 2005 This study
5419-05-S†‡ Canada Pine siskin (Carduelis pinus) Healthy 2005 This study
EC370-98†‡§¶ Scotland Finch spp. (Carduelis spp.) Dead 1998 (9)
EC558-00† Scotland Eurasian siskin (Carduelis spinus) Dead 2000 (9)
EC744-99† Scotland Greenfinch (Carduelis chloris) Dead 1999 (9)
EC746-99‡ Scotland Eurasian siskin (C. spinus) Dead 1999 (9)
EC748-99† Scotland Greenfinch (C. chloris) Dead 1999 (9)
B090†‡¶ Australia Magpie (Gymnorhina tibicen) Healthy 2001 This study
B101†‡§¶ Australia Magpie(G. tibicen) Healthy 2001 This study
B156†‡§¶ Australia Magpie (G. tibicen) Healthy 2001 This study
B249†‡¶ Australia Magpie (G. tibicen) Healthy 2001 This study
B198†‡§¶ Australia Honeyeater (Melithreptus brevirostris) Healthy 2002 This study
B992†‡§¶ Australia Wren (Malurus cyaneus) Healthy 2001 This study
B1086†‡§¶ Australia Fantail (Rhipidura fulginosa) Healthy 2002 This study
B1068†‡§¶ Australia Chicken (G. gallus) Healthy 2002 This study
B1074†‡§¶ Australia Chicken (G. gallus) Healthy 2002 This study
616‡ No data Human Diarrhea No data (10)
3103-99‡ USA (IL) Human Diarrhea No data (10)
C-425ठNo data Human Diarrhea No data (10)
106A5ठGuinea-Bissau Human Healthy 1997 (11)
9194†‡ Bangladesh Human Diarrhea 1990 (10)
19982द Bangladesh Human Diarrhea 1990 (10)
79D4†‡ Guinea-Bissau Human Healthy 1997 (11)
97F8‡ Guinea-Bissau Human Healthy 1997 (11)
M2005000616 #8‡ USA (MN) Human Diarrhea No data T.S. Whittam, unpub data
I2005002880 #36‡ USA (MN) Human Diarrhea No data T.S. Whittam, unpub data
K-694¶ Bangladesh Human Diarrhea No data (10)
K-1द Bangladesh Human Diarrhea No data (10)

*AK, Alaska; WA, Washington; ID, Idaho; IL, Illinois; MN, Minnesota.
†Included in pulsed-field gel electrophoresis analysis.
‡Included in multilocus sequence typing analysis.
§Included in eae allele analysis.
¶Included in cdtB allele analysis.

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