Emergence of Escherichia coli harboring mcr-1 and mcr-3 gene in North West Algerian farmlands

  14 October 2019

In summary, our results show that farms are an important reservoir of colistin-resistant E.coli, added to other additional genes, such as blaESBL. The transfer of manure from animals to soil and irrigation water might be spreading a mix of multiple resistances, posing a worrying threat to human health.

Author(s): Meriem Touatia, Linda Hadjadj, Meryem Berrazeg, Sophie Baron, Jean Marc Rolain
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