From Farms to Markets: Gram-Negative Bacteria Resistant to Third-Generation Cephalosporins in Fruits and Vegetables in a Region of North Africa

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Mesbah Zekar, Ferielle; Granier, Sophie A.; Marault, Muriel; Yaici, Lydia; Gassilloud, Benoit; Manceau, Charles; Touati, Abdelaziz; Millemann, Yves; (2017)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Microbiology,volume 8 (issn: 1664-302X, eissn: 1664-302X)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5573783, doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.01569
  • Subject: market | fruits | antimicrobial resistance | Microbiology | Gram negative bacteria | third-generation cephalosporin | farm | North Africa | Original Research | vegetables

The role of food in human exposure to antimicrobial-resistant bacteria is a growing food safety issue. The contribution of fruits and vegetables eaten raw to this exposure is still unclear. The evaluation of contamination levels of fruits, vegetables and the agricultura... View more
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