Exposure to Streptococcus suis among US swine workers.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Despite numerous cases of human infection with Streptococcus suis worldwide, human disease is rarely diagnosed in North America. We studied 73 swine-exposed and 67 non-swine-exposed US adults for antibodies to S. suis serotype 2. Serologic data suggest that human infection with S. suis occurs more frequently than currently documented.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Smith, TC; Capuano, AW; Boese, B; Myers, KP; Gray, GC

Published Date

  • December 2008

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 14 / 12

Start / End Page

  • 1925 - 1927

PubMed ID

  • 19046523

Pubmed Central ID

  • 19046523

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1080-6059

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.3201/eid1412.080162


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States