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Title: Antibiotic-resistant Salmonella spp. from human and non-human sources in Oman
Authors: Al Bahry, S.N.
El Shafie, A.E.
Al Busaidy, S.
Al Hinai, J.
Al Shidi, I.
Issue Date: 2007
Language: English
Abstract: We investigated the antibiotic resistance of various strains of Salmonella isolated from different sources in Oman, namely sewage water, chicken and food handlers. Of 1242 isolates from food handlers, 15 [1.2%] were resistant to one or more antibiotic. Of these, 41% were resistant to ampicillin, 42% to co-trimoxazole and 22% to chloramphenicol. None of the isolates was resistant to ciprofloxacin. Of 515 isolates from chicken and 432 from sewage water, 23.7% and 14.1% respectively were resistant to one or more antibiotic. Susceptibility to the different antibiotics varied but none of the isolates from chicken was resistant to amikacin
Description: 49-55
Keywords: Salmonella Infection
Chickens
Food Microbiology
Poultry Diseases
Sewage
Drug Resistance, Bacterial
Subject: Salmonella Infections
URI: http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/117223
ISSN: 1020-3397
Other Identifiers: http://applications.emro.who.int/emhj/1301/13_1_2007_49_55.pdf
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