IncF Plasmids Are Commonly Carried by Antibiotic Resistant Escherichia coli Isolated from Drinking Water Sources in Northern Tanzania

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Beatus Lyimo; Joram Buza; Murugan Subbiah; Sylivester Temba; Honest Kipasika; Woutrina Smith; Douglas R. Call;

The aim of this study was to identify the replicon types of plasmids, conjugation efficiencies, and the complement of antibiotic resistance genes for a panel of multidrug resistant E. coli isolates from surface waters in northern Tanzania. Standard membrane filtration w... View more