AVM volume 5, issue 1, P3-17 2012 DOI: 10.46784/e-avm.v5i1.157 View full text
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Dubravka Milanov, Bojana Prunić, Slavica Košarčić, Aleksandar Potkonjak

Abstract: Serratia marcescens was considered originally a saprophytic bacteria in the environment, and many decades after the discovery it was actually recognized as a pathogen of plants and a wide range of invertebrates and vertebrates. It has been identified as an important human pathogen that causes a number of hospital-acquired infections. Due to the increase of resistance to a variety of antibiotics, the bacteria is recognized as an important public health issue. S. marcescens causes subclinical, chronic mastitis i…

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