|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.
|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|
Drug Resistance, Bacterial
|Appears in Collections:||EMRO Journal Articles (EMHJ)|
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