Antimicrobial Drug-Resistant Escherichia coli in Wild Birds and Free-range Poultry, Bangladesh
2012 (English)In: Emerging Infectious Diseases, ISSN 1080-6040, E-ISSN 1080-6059, Vol. 18, no 12, 2055-2058 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Multidrug resistance was found in 22.7% of Escherichia coli isolates from bird samples in Bangladesh; 30% produced extended-spectrum β-lactamases, including clones of CTX-M genes among wild and domestic birds. Unrestricted use of antimicrobial drugs in feed for domestic birds and the spread of resistance genes to the large bird reservoir in Bangladesh are growing problems.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012. Vol. 18, no 12, 2055-2058 p.
Medical and Health Sciences
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-189246DOI: 10.3201/eid1812.120513ISI: 000328172700024PubMedID: 23171693OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-189246DiVA: diva2:581059