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- Thorsteinsdottir, Thorunn R., et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Veterinary microbiology 2018 v.213 pp. 123-128
- Escherichia coli; antibiotic resistance; breeding; cephalosporins; epidemiology; fluoroquinolones; genetic relationships; international trade; intestinal microorganisms; loci; minimum inhibitory concentration; multiple-locus variable number tandem-repeat analysis; poultry production; public health; selection pressure; tandem repeat sequences; Scandinavia
- ... The intestinal flora of healthy broilers can contain Escherichia coli resistant to extended spectrum cephalosporins (ESC) and fluoroquinolones (FQ), representing a possible public health problem. We investigated the clonal epidemiology of E. coli with reduced susceptibility to ESC or FQ in broilers in three Nordic countries interconnected by a common source of breeding animals. Isolates (n = 319 a ...