Evolution of Resistance to Erythromycin, Norfloxacin, and Tetracycline in Thermophylic Campylobacters

  • Claudio Piersimoni
  • Daniele Crotti
  • Domenico Nista
  • Stefano Bornigia
  • Giuseppina De Sio


Thermophylic campylobacters are important enteric pathogens and have emerged as one of the leading causes of bacterial diarrhoea worldwide. Campylobacter enteritis is usually a mild to moderate self-limited disease and does not require antibiotic treatment except in severe cases when serious symptoms, relapses or a prolonged course of infection occur.


Nalidixic Acid Resistance Rate Clinical Microbiology Tetracycline Resistance Agar Diffusion Method 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Claudio Piersimoni
    • 1
  • Daniele Crotti
    • 2
  • Domenico Nista
    • 1
  • Stefano Bornigia
    • 1
  • Giuseppina De Sio
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Clinical Microbiology“Umberto I°-Torrette” HospitalAnconaItaly
  2. 2.Department of Clinical Microbiology“R. Silvestrini” HospitalSan Sisto-PerugiaItaly

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