Antibiotic resistance of faecal Escherichia coli from healthy volunteers from eight developing countries.

@article{Nys2004AntibioticRO,
  title={Antibiotic resistance of faecal Escherichia coli from healthy volunteers from eight developing countries.},
  author={Sita Nys and Iruka N Okeke and Samuel Kariuki and Geert-Jan Dinant and Christel Driessen and Ellen E. Stobberingh},
  journal={The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy},
  year={2004},
  volume={54 5},
  pages={952-5}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine the prevalence of antibiotic-resistant faecal Escherichia coli from adult volunteers from urban (U) areas in Kenya, Mexico, Peru and the Philippines, and non-urban (NU) locations in Curacao, Mexico, Venezuela, Ghana, Zimbabwe and the Philippines. METHODS Faecal samples of adult volunteers (n=1290) were analysed in one laboratory for the presence of antimicrobial-resistant E. coli using Eosin Methylene Blue agar plates containing, respectively, ampicillin… CONTINUE READING