Acquisition of extended-spectrum cephalosporin- and colistin-resistant Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica serotype Newport by pilgrims during Hajj.

@article{Olaitan2015AcquisitionOE,
  title={Acquisition of extended-spectrum cephalosporin- and colistin-resistant Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica serotype Newport by pilgrims during Hajj.},
  author={Abiola Olumuyiwa Olaitan and Nd{\`e}ye M{\'e}ry Dia and Phillipe Gautret and Samir Benkouiten and Khadidja Belhouchat and Tassadit Drali and Philippe Parola and Philippe Brouqui and Ziad A Memish and Didier Raoult and J M Rolain},
  journal={International journal of antimicrobial agents},
  year={2015},
  volume={45 6},
  pages={
          600-4
        }
}
Gatherings like the Hajj involving many people who travel from different parts of the world represent a risk for the acquisition and dissemination of infectious diseases. In this study, acquisition of multidrug-resistant (MDR) Salmonella spp. in 2013 Hajj pilgrims from Marseille, France, was investigated. In total, 267 rectal swabs were collected from 129 participants before their departure and after their return from the pilgrimage as well as during the pilgrimage from patients with diarrhoea… CONTINUE READING
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