The role of wildlife (wild birds) in the global transmission of antimicrobial resistance genes

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Wang, Jing; Ma, Zhen-Bao; Zeng, Zhen-Ling; Yang, Xue-Wen; Huang, Ying; Liu, Jian-Hua; (2017)
  • Publisher: Science Press
  • Journal: Zoological Research,volume 38,issue 2,pages55-80 (issn: 2095-8137, eissn: 2095-8137)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5396029, doi: 10.24272/j.issn.2095-8137.2017.003
  • Subject: Wild birds | AmpC | IMP, mcr-1 | Biology | NDM | Review | QL1-991 | IMP | ESBLs | mcr-1 | Zoology

Antimicrobial resistance is an urgent global health challenge in human and veterinary medicine. Wild animals are not directly exposed to clinically relevant antibiotics; however, antibacterial resistance in wild animals has been increasingly reported worldwide in parall... View more
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