Heavy Metal Susceptibility of Escherichia coli Isolated from Urine Samples from Sweden, Germany, and Spain

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Sütterlin, Susanne; Téllez-Castillo, Carlos J.; Anselem, Leticia; Yin, Hong; Bray, James E.; Maiden, Martin C. J.;
  • Publisher: American Society for Microbiology
  • Journal: Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy,volume 62,issue 5 (issn: 0066-4804, eissn: 1098-6596)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1128/AAC.00209-18, pmc: PMC5923176
  • Subject: Escherichia coli | Susceptibility | heavy metal resistance | antibiotic resistance | silver | arsenic

ABSTRACT Antimicrobial resistance is a major health care problem, with the intensive use of heavy metals and biocides recently identified as a potential factor contributing to the aggravation of this situation. The present study investigated heavy metal susceptibility a... View more