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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
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Miles, T. D.; McLaughlin, Wayne A.; Brown, Paul D.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Basic Medical Sciences
Article Title
Prevalence of Bacterial Resistance to Tetracycline and Other Antibiotics Among Escherichia Coli Isoltaes from Broiler Chickens and Humans in Jamaica [Abstract]
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Journal Title
West Indian Medical Journal
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Reprint Status
Refereed
Date of Publication
2005
Volume ID
54
Issue ID
Suppl. 2
Page(s)
40-41
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ISSN
0043-3144 WIMJAD
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Abstract
Objective: Antibiotic usage is considered the most important factor promoting the emergence, selection and dissemination of antiobiotic-resistant micro-organisms in both veterinary and human medcine. The aim of this study was to investigate the incidence and genetic basis of tetracycline resistance in E coli strains isolated from healthy broiler chickens and compare these data with isolates obtained from hospitalized patients.....
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