Miles, T. D.; McLaughlin, Wayne A.; Brown, Paul D.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Basic Medical Sciences
Prevalence of Bacterial Resistance to Tetracycline and Other Antibiotics Among Escherichia Coli Isoltaes from Broiler Chickens and Humans in Jamaica [Abstract]
West Indian Medical Journal
Date of Publication
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.....