Low Antimicrobial Resistance in Campylobacter jejuni Isolated from Chickens in Sweden, 1992–1993

  • Eva Berndtson
  • A. Franklin
  • M. Horn af Rantzien

Abstract

Rapid development of resistance to quinolones as well as other antimicrobials in Campylobacter spp. has been reported from different countries. In Sweden, increasing resistance to quinolones has been reported in human isolates. The aim of this investigation was to study the resistance to cephalothin, enro-floxacin, ampicillin, erythromycin, and doxycycline in strains of Campylobacter jejuni isolated from chickens.

Keywords

Human Isolate Intermediate Resistant Veterinary Institute Patient Isolate Food Hygiene 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Eva Berndtson
    • 1
  • A. Franklin
    • 2
  • M. Horn af Rantzien
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Food Hygiene, Faculty of Veterinary MedicineUniversity of Agricultural SciencesUppsalaSweden
  2. 2.National Veterinary InstituteUppsalaSweden

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