We report avian pathogenic and antibiotic resistant Escherichia coli in wild Norway rats (Rattus norvegicus) trapped at a commercial chicken hatchery in British Columbia, Canada, and provide evidence that rats can become colonized with, and possibly act as a source of, poultry pathogens present in their environment.
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Vol. 52 • No. 2