Application of swine manure on agricultural fields contributes to extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli spread in Tai'an, China

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Gao, Lili; Hu, Jiaqing; Zhang, Xiaodan; Wei, Liangmeng; Li, Song; Miao, Zengmin; Chai, Tongjie;
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Microbiology,volume 6 (issn: 1664-302X, eissn: 1664-302X)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4396445, doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.00313, doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.00313/full
  • Subject: agricultural fields | antibiotic resistance gene spread | Microbiology | Original Research | ERIC-PCR | QR1-502 | ESBL-producing E. coli | drug-resistant gene spread | animal manure
    mesheuropmc: biochemical phenomena, metabolism, and nutrition

The prevalence of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL)-producing Escherichia coli (E. coli) is increasing rapidly in both hospital environments and animal farms. A lot of animal manure has been directly applied into arable fields in developing countries. But the impa... View more
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