Antibiotic resistance among verocytotoxigenic Escherichia coli (VTEC) and non-VTEC isolated from domestic animals and humans

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dc.contributor.author Bettelheim, KA
dc.contributor.author Hornitzky, MA
dc.contributor.author Djordjevic, SP
dc.contributor.author Kuzevski, A
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-28T09:51:13Z
dc.date.issued 2003-01
dc.identifier.citation Journal of Medical Microbiology, 2003, 52 (NA), pp. 155 - 162
dc.identifier.issn 0022-2615
dc.identifier.other C1UNSUBMIT en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/9690
dc.description.abstract Two hundred verocytotoxigenic and 216 non-verocytotoxigenic Escherichia coli (VTEC and non-VTEC), isolated from a variety of sources were tested for their resistances to 11 antimicrobial agents. The strains included isolates from domestic food animals and both symptomatic and asymptomatic infections in man. A much higher level of resistance was found among the non-VTEC than among the VTEC, regardless of source. The resistant VTEC isolated from animals were predominantly from specimens associated with sick animals. Antibiotic resistance was detected in only four of the 59 (6.8 %) VTEC of human origin, whereas more of the human non-VTEC possessed antibiotic resistance determinants. It was particularly noteworthy that 24/87 (28 %) strains isolated from healthy babies, who had neither contact with antibiotics nor had gastrointestinal symptoms for at least 2 weeks prior to the specimen being taken, were resistant to one or more of the antibiotics tested.
dc.publisher Society for General Microbiology
dc.title Antibiotic resistance among verocytotoxigenic Escherichia coli (VTEC) and non-VTEC isolated from domestic animals and humans
dc.type Journal Article
dc.parent Journal of Medical Microbiology
dc.journal.volume NA
dc.journal.volume 52
dc.journal.number NA en_US
dc.publocation United Kingdom en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 155 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 162 en_US
dc.cauo.name SCI.Institute for Biotechnology of Infectious Diseases en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 1108 Medical Microbiology
dc.personcode 107126
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Medical Microbiology en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Science
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - i3
utslib.copyright.status Closed Access
utslib.copyright.date 2015-04-15 12:17:09.805752+10
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utslib.collection.history Closed (ID: 3)


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