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Table 1 Bacteria isolated from helminths cultured from feaces samples of livestock. A list of bacteria isolated from three different species of parasitic helminths. An indication of whether the bacteria are pathogenic or commensal and the type of infection they produce are given.

From: Bacteria isolated from parasitic nematodes - a potential novel vector of pathogens?

Bacteria Helminth Host Comments
Salmonella gp 3B (diarizonae) Cooperia onchophora Cattle Human and animal pathogen - found in sheep, cattle and horses.
Corynebacterium auris Cooperia onchophora Cattle Unknown pathogenicity in cattle.
Occasionally isolated from ear infections in humans.
Bacillus pumilus C Cooperia onchophora Cattle Cattle commensal.
Rare human pathogen.
CDC group II-E subgroup A Ostertagia ostertagi Cattle Unknown pathogenicity in sheep.
Pathogenic for humans - found in the hospital environment.
Tsukamurella inchonensis Ostertagia ostertagi Cattle Unknown pathogenicity in sheep.
Opportunistic human pathogen common in soil and water.
Rahnella aquatilis Ostertagia ostertagi Cattle Unknown pathogenicity in sheep.
Opportunistic human pathogen, found in water.
Sphingobacterium multivorum Haemonchus contortus Sheep Unknown pathogenicity in sheep.
Opportunistic human pathogen, isolated from soil, plants, and water
Streptococcus macacae Haemonchus contortus Sheep Sheep commensal.
Human commensal.