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In vitro antimicrobial susceptibility of Brachyspira pilosicoli isolates from humans

Brooke, C.J., Hampson, D.J. and Riley, T.V. (2003) In vitro antimicrobial susceptibility of Brachyspira pilosicoli isolates from humans. Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy, 47 (7). pp. 2354-2357.

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    Abstract

    The in vitro antimicrobial susceptibility of the anaerobic intestinal spirochete Brachyspira pilosicoli was investigated by an agar dilution method. Human (n = 123) and porcine (n = 16) isolates were susceptible to metronidazole, ceftriaxone, meropenem, tetracycline, moxifloxacin, and chloramphenicol; erythromycin and ciprofloxacin were not active. Resistance to amoxicillin and clindamycin varied. Amoxicillin susceptibility was restored by clavulanic acid.

    Publication Type: Journal Article
    Murdoch Affiliation: School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
    Publisher: American Society for Microbiology
    Copyright: © 2003, American Society for Microbiology
    URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/11976
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