Emissions of Escherichia coli Carrying Extended-Spectrum β-Lactamase Resistance from Pig Farms to the Surrounding Environment

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Gao, Lili; Tan, Yeke; Zhang, Xiaodan; Hu, Jiaqing; Miao, Zengmin; Wei, Liangmeng; Chai, Tongjie;
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health,volume 12,issue 4,pages4,203-4,213 (issn: 1660-4601, eissn: 1660-4601)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4410242, doi: 10.3390/ijerph120404203
  • Subject: environment | emission | ESBL-producing <i>E. coli</i> | R | Medicine | ESBL-producing E. coli | Article | CTX-M
    mesheuropmc: biochemical phenomena, metabolism, and nutrition | bacteria | polycyclic compounds | bacterial infections and mycoses

The dissemination of extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL)-producing Escherichia coli (E. coli) from food-producing animals to the surrounding environment has attracted much attention. To determine the emissions of ESBL-producing E. coli from pig farms to the surrounding... View more
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