Multidrug resistant Salmonella typhi in asymptomatic typhoid carriers among food handlers in Namakkal district, Tamil Nadu.

@article{Senthilkumar2005MultidrugRS,
  title={Multidrug resistant Salmonella typhi in asymptomatic typhoid carriers among food handlers in Namakkal district, Tamil Nadu.},
  author={Balakrishnan Senthilkumar and G. Prabakaran},
  journal={Indian journal of medical microbiology},
  year={2005},
  volume={23 2},
  pages={92-4}
}
PURPOSE to screen Salmonella typhi in asymptomatic typhoid carriers and to find out drug resistance and ability of the strains to transmit drug resistance to other bacteria. METHODS Cultural characters, biochemical tests, antibiotic sensitivity test (disc diffusion), agarose gel electrophoresis, and conjugation protocols were done. Thirty five stool… CONTINUE READING