Enterococcus spp. Resistant to Multiple Antimicrobial Drugs and Determination of Fecal Contamination Levels in Mangrove Oysters (Crassostrea rhizophorae)

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Cynthia Annes Rubião; Robson Maia Franco; Eliana de Fátima Marques de Mesquita; Marco Antonio Lemos Miguel; Claudius Couto Cabral; Ana Beatriz Monteiro Fonseca;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Instituto de Tecnologia do Paraná (Tecpar)
  • Journal: Brazilian Archives of Biology and Technology (issn: 1678-4324)
  • Subject: Escherichia coli | Biotechnology | antimicrobial resistance | bivalve molluscs | water pollution | Enterococcus spp. | TP248.13-248.65
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages

ABSTRACT The aim of this study was to determine and compare the Most Probable Number (MPN) of Total Coliforms (TC), Escherichia coli and Enterococcus spp. and to characterize the antimicrobial resistance profiles of Enterococcus spp. isolated from oysters collected in t... View more
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