Faecal shedding of CTX-M-producing Escherichia coli in horses receiving broad-spectrum antimicrobial prophylaxis after hospital admission.

@article{Damborg2012FaecalSO,
  title={Faecal shedding of CTX-M-producing Escherichia coli in horses receiving broad-spectrum antimicrobial prophylaxis after hospital admission.},
  author={Peter Damborg and Peter Marskar and Keith Edward Baptiste and Luca G Guardabassi},
  journal={Veterinary microbiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={154 3-4},
  pages={
          298-304
        }
}
The objective of this longitudinal study was to investigate the occurrence and genetic background of faecal Escherichia coli resistant to cefotaxime (CTX) in horses receiving broad-spectrum antimicrobial prophylaxis after admission to a veterinary teaching hospital. The ten horses enrolled in the study were treated with cefquinome either alone (n=4) or in combination with metronidazole (n=3) or other antimicrobial agents (n=3). CTX-resistant coliforms in faeces collected before, during and… CONTINUE READING
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