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Excess body weight and age associated with the carriage of fluoroquinolone and third-generation cephalosporin resistance genes in commensal Escherichia coli from a cohort of urban Vietnamese children

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Purpose. Antimicrobial-resistant bacterial infections in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) are a well-established global health issue. We aimed to assess the prevalence of and epidemiological factors associated with the carriage of ciprofloxacin- and ceftriaxone-resistant Escherichia coli and associated resistance genes in a cohort of 498 healthy children residing in urban Vietnam.

Methodology. We cultured rectal swabs onto MacConkey agar supplemented with resistant concentr...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1099/jmm.0.000820

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Baker, S
Grant:
100087/Z/12/Z
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Funding agency for:
Baker, S
Grant:
100087/Z/12/Z
Publisher:
Microbiology Society Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Medical Microbiology Journal website
Volume:
67
Pages:
1457-1466
Publication date:
2018-08-16
Acceptance date:
2018-07-30
DOI:
EISSN:
1473-5644
ISSN:
0022-2615
Pmid:
30113307
Source identifiers:
909877
Language:
English
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pubs:909877
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uuid:4284de6e-7cc0-4c2b-8ad1-618cd33614d7
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pubs:909877
Deposit date:
2018-09-08

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