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- Poeta, P.; Costa, D.; Igrejas, G.; Rodrigues, J.; Torres, C.
- Veterinary microbiology 2007 v.125 no.3-4 pp. 368-374
- enteropathogens; strains; drug resistance; phenotype; swine diseases; feces; risk assessment; genotype; bacterial infections; defense mechanisms; epidemiological studies; Enterococcus; wildlife diseases; Sus scrofa; pathogen identification; wild boars; microbial genetics; disease reservoirs; disease prevalence; disease transmission; digestive system diseases; anti-infective agents; Portugal
- ... The objective was to study the prevalence of antimicrobial resistance and the mechanisms implicated in faecal enterococci of wild boars in Portugal. One hundred and thirty-four enterococci (67 E. faecium, 54 E. hirae, 2 E. faecalis, 2 E. durans and 9 Enterococcus spp.) were recovered from 67 wild boars (two isolates/sample), and were further analysed. High percentages of resistance were detected f ...