Genome Sequence of a Weissella confusa Strain Isolated from the First Reported Case of Neonatal Sepsis in an Equid Academic Article uri icon


  • The genome of a Weissella confusa strain isolated from a foal with sepsis is reported. Weissella confusa inhabits feces and causes disease in immunocompromised humans and animals. It is important for veterinarians to be aware of the pathogenic ability of these bacteria due to the unknown potential for zoonotic transmission.

author list (cited authors)

  • Little, S. V., Hillhouse, A. E., & Lawhon, S. D.

citation count

  • 0

publication date

  • February 2020