Antibiotic resistance among indicator bacteria isolated from healthy pigs in New Zealand.

@article{Nulsen2008AntibioticRA,
  title={Antibiotic resistance among indicator bacteria isolated from healthy pigs in New Zealand.},
  author={Mary Nulsen and Meirav Mor and Desirae Lawton},
  journal={New Zealand veterinary journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={56 1},
  pages={29-35}
}
AIM To determine the resistance to antibiotics among the indictor bacteria, Escherichia coli and Enterococcus spp, isolated from the faeces of healthy pigs on three conventional pig farms and one organic farm in the North Island of New Zealand. METHODS Faecal samples, collected at intervals between March and October 2001, were plated onto MacConkey agar and Slanetz-Bartley agar and examined after 1-3 days incubation for colonies resembling E. coli and Enterococcus spp, respectively. Typical… CONTINUE READING