Porcine commensal Escherichia coli: a reservoir for class 1 integrons associated with IS26

Abstract

Porcine faecal waste is a serious environmental pollutant. Carriage of antimicrobial-resistance genes (ARGs) and virulence-associated genes (VAGs), and the zoonotic potential of commensal Escherichia coli from swine are largely unknown. Furthermore, little is known about the role of commensal E. coli as contributors to the mobilization of ARGs between food… (More)
DOI: 10.1099/mgen.0.000143

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