Comparative prevalence and characterization of ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae in dominant versus subdominant enteric flora in veal calves at slaughterhouse, France.

Food-producing animals have become a growing reservoir of Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase (ESBL)-producing bacteria. In cattle, veal calves are exposed to high amounts of antibiotics but ESBL prevalence data are still limited compared to other food sectors such as poultry production. Based on the investigation of 491 veal calves from different slaughtering… (More)