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First detection of extended-spectrum cephalosporin- and fluoroquinolone-resistant Escherichia coli in Australian food-producing animals

Abraham, Sam; Jordan, David; Wong, Hui S.; Johnson, James R; Toleman, Mark A.; Wakeham, David L.; Gordon, David; Turnidge, John D.; Mollinger, Joanne L.; Gibson, Justine S.; Trott, Darren

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This study aimed to define the frequency of resistance to critically important antimicrobials (CIAs) [i.e. extended-spectrum cephalosporins (ESCs), fluoroquinolones (FQs) and carbapenems] among Escherichia coli isolates causing clinical disease in Australian food-producing animals. Clinical E. coli isolates (n = 324) from Australian food-producing animals [cattle (n = 169), porcine (n = 114), poultry (n = 32) and sheep (n = 9)] were compiled from all veterinary diagnostic laboratories across...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/98991
Source: Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance
DOI: 10.1016/j.jgar.2015.08.002

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