Macrolide resistance in porcine streptococci: a human health hazard?

dc.contributor.author Martel, A.
dc.contributor.author Decostere, A.
dc.contributor.author Deleener, E.
dc.contributor.author Devriese, L.
dc.contributor.author Haesebrouck, F.
dc.date 2018-08-13T20:36:50.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-07-02T06:19:53Z
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dc.date.copyright Wed Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2003
dc.date.issued 2003-01-01
dc.description.abstract <p>In order to obtain better insights into the possible exchange of resistance genes between human and porcine streptococci, macrolide and lincosamide resistant streptococci from tonsillar and colon swabs from pigs and pork carcass swabs were isolated and their resistance phenotypes and genotypes were determined. The sequences of the erm(B) genes of 21 human streptococci, 22 porcine streptococci and 15 streptococci isolated from pork carcasses were compared. From each of the 33 pigs and from 88 of 99 carcass swabs, at least one resistant streptococcal strain was isolated. The predominant phenotype was the constitutively expressed MLSB phenotype, mostly encoded by the erm(B) gene. Identical erm(B) gene sequences were present in strains from humans, pigs and pork carcasses.</p>
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dc.identifier.articleid 1313
dc.identifier.contextkey 6021625
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.31274/safepork-180809-500
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dc.identifier.uri https://dr.lib.iastate.edu/handle/20.500.12876/83656
dc.language.iso en
dc.relation.ispartofseries International Conference on the Epidemiology and Control of Biological, Chemical and Physical Hazards in Pigs and Pork
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dc.subject.disciplines Animal Diseases
dc.subject.disciplines Bacterial Infections and Mycoses
dc.subject.disciplines Epidemiology
dc.subject.disciplines Veterinary Microbiology and Immunobiology
dc.subject.disciplines Veterinary Preventive Medicine, Epidemiology, and Public Health
dc.title Macrolide resistance in porcine streptococci: a human health hazard?
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