Brazilian Journal of Microbiology
versión impresa ISSN 1517-8382
MORAIS, Paula Benevides de et al. Enterobacteriaceae in mouth and cloaca of podocnemis expansa and P. Unifilis (testudines: chelonia) populations of national park of araguaia plains, Brazil. Braz. J. Microbiol. [online]. 2011, vol.42, n.2, pp. 526-530. ISSN 1517-8382. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1517-83822011000200017.
Shigella flexnerii and Escherichia coli were the most frequent Gram-negative bacteria found in the mouth cavity and cloacae of the turtles Podocnemis expansa and P. unifilis on beaches in the National Park of Araguaia, Brazil. Reptiles are known as Salmonella carriers, despite rarely isolated in these turtles.
Palabras llave : Salmonella; Shigella; Enterobacteriaceae; Turtles; Bananal Island.