Class 1 integrons and multidrug resistance among Escherichia coli isolates from human stools.


Three hundred and eighteen Escherichia coli isolates from stools of healthy volunteers and outpatients from a major university hospital in southern Thailand were tested for the presence of class 1 integrons using multiplex-PCR and for their susceptibility against 12 antimicrobial agents using standard disc diffusion method. Based on the presence of intl1… (More)