Moore, John E., Barton, Mary D., Blair, Iain S., Corcoran, Deborah, Dooley, James, Fanning, Seamus, Kempf, Isabelle, Lastovica, Albert J., Lowery, Colm, Matsuda, Motoo, McDowell, David, McMahon, Ann, Millar, B. Cherie, Rao, Juluri R., Rooney, Paul J., Seal, Bruce S., Snelling, William J. and Tolba, Ola (2006) The epidemiology of antibiotic resistance in Campylobacter. MICROBES AND INFECTION, 8 (7). pp. 1955-1966. [Journal article]
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Antibiotic resistance, particularly with the fluoroquinolones and macrolide antibiotics, has now emerged globally with thermophilic campylobacters, including Campylobacterj juni and C. coli, giving rise to concerns about how these organisms have acquired such resistance characteristics, as well as consequences for human and animal treatment. This review examines (i) the clinical epidemiology of antibiotic resistance in human and animal thermophilic campylobacters, (ii) an update on resistance rates globally, (iii) surveillance of antimicrobial resistance in campylobacters originating from animals, particularly poultry, (iv) the role of the environment in the acquisition and transmission of antibiotic-resistant campylobacters, as well as (v) issues of biocide resistance in campylobacters. (c) 2006 Elsevier SAS. All rights reserved.
|Item Type:||Journal article|
|Faculties and Schools:||Faculty of Life and Health Sciences|
Faculty of Computing & Engineering > School of Computing and Information Engineering
Faculty of Life and Health Sciences > School of Biomedical Sciences
Faculty of Life and Health Sciences > School of Health Sciences
|Research Institutes and Groups:||Biomedical Sciences Research Institute|
Biomedical Sciences Research Institute > Northern Ireland Centre for Food and Health (NICHE)
|Deposited By:||Professor James Dooley|
|Deposited On:||06 Jan 2010 12:08|
|Last Modified:||19 Feb 2013 15:23|
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