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Antibiotic resistance in Salmonella enterica serotypes Typhimurium, Enteritidis and Infantis from human infections, foodstuffs and farm animals in Italy.
The antimicrobial susceptibility of isolates of Salmonella enterica serotypes Typhimurium, Enteritidis, and Infantis isolated from humans, foodstuffs and farm animals in Italy between 1999 and 2001Expand
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Antimicrobial resistance in Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium from human and animal sources in Italy.
Salmonella Typhimurium strains isolated in Italy in the period 2002-2004 from human and animal sources were examined for their antimicrobial susceptibility. Resistance to tetracycline (T, 73.6%),Expand
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Escherichia coli of human and avian origin: detection of clonal groups associated with fluoroquinolone and multidrug resistance in Italy.
OBJECTIVES Poultry have been suggested as a reservoir for fluoroquinolone-resistant extraintestinal pathogenic Escherichia coli (ExPEC). Our aim was to investigate whether genotypes associated withExpand
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Molecular characterization of multidrug-resistant strains of Salmonella enterica serotype Typhimurium and Monophasic variant (S. 4,[5],12:i:-) isolated from human infections in Italy.
Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium (STM) represents the prevalent cause of foodborne gastroenteritis in Italy with the majority of isolates exhibiting multidrug resistance. A resistant patternExpand
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IncI1 plasmids associated with the spread of CMY-2, CTX-M-1 and SHV-12 in Escherichia coli of animal and human origin.
Fourteen plasmids carrying blaCTX -M-1, blaSHV -12 or blaCMY -2 genes from Escherichia coli of both avian and human origin were analysed. IncI1 plasmids were largely predominant. Plasmid mutilocusExpand
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Evidence for a Second Genomic Island Conferring Multidrug Resistance in a Clonal Group of Strains of Salmonellaenterica Serovar Typhimurium and its Monophasic Variant Circulating in Italy, Denmark,
ABSTRACT During the 2000s, a new clonal group with resistances to ampicillin, streptomycin, sulfonamides, and tetracycline (ASSuT) emerged in Italy among strains of Salmonella enterica serovarExpand
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Molecular Epidemiological and Antibiotic Susceptibility Characterization of Brucella Isolates from Humans in Sicily, Italy
ABSTRACT Brucellosis is a serious problem in Sicily. Brucella melitensis was identified as the species most frequently isolated in humans in Italy. No data, however, are available about the molecularExpand
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Antimicrobial susceptibility of vancomycin-susceptible and -resistant enterococci isolated in Italy from raw meat products, farm animals, and human infections.
The susceptibility of vancomycin-resistant (VRE) and vancomycin-susceptible (VSE) enterococci to 10 antimicrobial agents was evaluated. The strains, belonging to different species, were isolated inExpand
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Increased risk for Campylobacter jejuni and C. coli infection of pet origin in dog owners and evidence for genetic association between strains causing infection in humans and their pets.
We compared Campylobacter jejuni/coli multilocus sequence types (STs) from pets (dogs/cats) and their owners and investigated risk factors for pet-associated human campylobacteriosis using a combinedExpand
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Trends of human brucellosis in Italy, 1998-2010.
SUMMARY We describe the epidemiological trends and spatial distribution of human brucellosis in Italy over 13 years (1998-2010). In the study period 8483 cases were notified in Italy, with a relevantExpand
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