TITLE

IŠ ŰMONIŲ IR GYVŪNŲ IŠSKIRTŲ ESCHERICHIA COLI JAUTRUMO ANTIMIKROBINĖMS MEDŰIAGOMS PALYGINAMASIS ĮVERTINIMAS

AUTHOR(S)
Ružauskas, Modestas; Pavilonis, Alvydas; Šiugždinienė, Rita; Sužiedėlienė, Edita; Šeputienė, Vaida; Virgailis, Marius; Špakauskas, Vytautas; Daugelavičius, Rimantas
PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
Veterinarija ir Zootechnika;2009, Vol. 48 Issue 70, p57
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Antimicrobial susceptibility of Escherichia coli isolated from humans, cattle, pigs and poultry was investigated by a micro-dilution test. Epidemiological cut-off values and clinical breakpoints were determined in the course of investigations. One hundred and thirty seven isolates from cattle, pigs and poultry and 38 isolates from humans were obtained in different Lithuania regions and tested. Results showed that resistance was common to different classes of antimicrobials in both sectors. Clinical resistance of E. coli to ampicillin was the most common (97 % in human isolates and 47 % in animal isolates). Resistance to trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (45 % in humans and 18 % in animals) and ciprofloxacin (32% in humans and 12% in animals) was also common. Human isolates showed to be more frequent clinically resistant to all classes of tested antimicrobials, however the highest number of animal isolates had epidemiological resistance to fluoroquinolones. According to the obtained results may be outlined that equal attention must be taken in humans and animals with the aim to control of spreading resistant E. coli strains.
ACCESSION #
48001905

 

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