Detection of CTX-M-15 harboring Escherichia coli isolated from wild birds in Tunisia

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Houssem Ben Yahia; Rym Ben Sallem; Ghassan Tayh; Naouel Klibi; Insaf Ben Amor; Haythem Gharsa; Abdellatif Boudabbous; Karim Ben Slama; (2018)
  • Publisher: BMC
  • Journal: BMC Microbiology,volume 18 (issn: 1471-2180, eissn: 1471-2180)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1186/s12866-018-1163-2, pmc: PMC5879578
  • Subject: Escherichia coli | Research Article | Integrons | ESBL | Microbiology | Molecular characterization | QR1-502
    mesheuropmc: biochemical phenomena, metabolism, and nutrition | bacterial infections and mycoses

Abstract Background The spreading of antibiotic resistant bacteria is becoming nowadays an alarming threat to human and animal health. There is increasing evidence showing that wild birds could significantly contribute to the transmission and spreading of drug-resistant... View more
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