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Genetic structure and antimicrobial resistance of foodborne Escherichia coli in Australia

Vangchhia, Belinda Lallawmkimi

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Poultry meat is thought to harbour the most “human-like” E. coli strains, capable of causing both intestinal and extra-intestinal infections in humans. Furthermore, poultry meat is also known to harbour multi-drug resistant E. coli strains. In this study, extensive sampling of retail poultry meat products sold in major supermarkets and independent butchers in Canberra was undertaken. Phenotyping and genotyping of the E. coli isolated from the meat samples was...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/144610
DOI: 10.25911/5d67b4b42d2b5

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