Piddock, Laura J. V. and Ricci, V. and Stanley, K. and Jones, Keith (2000) Activity of antibiotics used in human medicine for Campylobacter jejuni isolated from farm animals and their environment in Lancashire, UK. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 46 (2). pp. 303-306. ISSN 1460-2091Full text not available from this repository.
A retrospective study of 96 Campylobacter jejuni isolated from farm animals and the environment showed that most were less susceptible than the NCTC type strain to nalidixic acid (MICs 4–32 mg/L), ciprofloxacin (MICs 1–2 mg/L) and erythromycin (MICs 16–64 mg/L), but had similar susceptibility to tetracycline (MICs 4–8 mg/L) and kanamycin (MICs 4–8 mg/L). None had the high MICs of ciprofloxacin (>32 mg/L) or erythromycin (1024 mg/L) typically associated with clinical resistance in this species. Some farms used antimicrobial agents, but there was no obvious association between the use of agents and the susceptibility of the isolates.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > Lancaster Environment Centre|
|Deposited By:||Dr Keith Jones|
|Deposited On:||16 Jul 2008 13:07|
|Last Modified:||19 Apr 2016 01:58|
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