Prevalence and risk factors for faecal carriage of multidrug resistant Escherichia coli among slaughterhouse workers

  25 June 2021

The increasing occurrence of antimicrobial resistant Escherichia coli in human and animal population has become a global public health problem that requires immediate intervention. We aimed to investigate prevalence and risk factors for faecal carriage of drug resistant E. coliamong slaughterhouse workers. We conducted this cross sectional study among 118 apparently healthy workers in the largest slaughterhouses in Abuja and Lagos from July to December 2020.

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Author(s): Mabel Kamweli Aworh, Oluwadamilola Abiodun‑Adewusi, Nwando Mba, Birgitte Helwigh & Rene S. Hendriksen
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