TITLE

Fluoroquinolone-Resistant Escherichia coli: Food for Thought

AUTHOR(S)
Collignon, Peter; Angulo, Frederick J.
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Journal of Infectious Diseases;7/1/2006, Vol. 194 Issue 1, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article reflects on the escherichia coli that is resistant to fluoroquinolone. It suggests that antimicrobial agents in food animals contribute to the resistance of it. It argues that the development of the bacteria in animals or environment is brought about by the use of antimicrobial agents in food animals. It states that the intestinal tract of humans are home to the E. coli bacteria.
ACCESSION #
21175382

 

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