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- Johnston, L.M.; Jaykus, L.A.
- Applied and environmental microbiology 2004 v.70 no.5 pp. 3133-3137
- Southwestern United States, etc ; raw fruit; Enterococcus faecalis; bacterial contamination; antibiotic resistance; raw vegetables; Enterococcus faecium; multiple drug resistance; food contamination; food pathogens; Show all 10 Subjects
- ... The purpose of this study was to characterize the antibiotic resistance profiles of Enterococcus species isolated from fresh produce harvested in the southwestern United States. Among the 185 Enterococcus isolates obtained, 97 (52%) were Enterococcus faecium, 38 (21%) were Enterococcus faecalis, and 50 (27%) were other Enterococcus species. Of human clinical importance, E. faecium strains had a mu ...
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