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- Iwa, Chinwe Juliana; Iweriebor, Benson Chuks; Obi, Larry Chikwelu; Basson, Albertus Kotze; Okoh, Anthony Ifeanyi
- Journal of food protection 2016 v.79 no.7 pp. 1234-1239
- commercial farms, etc ; Salmonella; adults; ampicillin; antibiotic resistance; bacteria; disease control; feces; food chain; genes; growth promotion; herds; humans; multiple drug resistance; nalidixic acid; oxytetracycline; pathogens; phenotype; public health; serotypes; streptomycin; swine; tetracycline; South Africa; Show all 24 Subjects
- ... The exposure of farm animals to antimicrobials for treatment, prophylaxis, or growth promotion can select for resistant bacteria that can be transmitted to humans, and Salmonella as an important zoonotic pathogen can act as a potential reservoir of antimicrobial resistance determinants. We assessed the antibiogram profiles of Salmonella species isolated from pig herds in two commercial farms in So ...