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Fluoroquinolone resistance in Campylobacter absent from isolates, Australia

Unicomb, L., Ferguson, J., Riley, T.V. and Collignon, P. (2003) Fluoroquinolone resistance in Campylobacter absent from isolates, Australia. Emerging infectious diseases, 9 (11). pp. 1482-1483.

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Fluoroquinolone resistance was detected in 12 of 370 Australian human Campylobacter isolates; 10 of these were travel-associated, and for 2 isolates travel status was unknown. No resistance was found in isolates known to be locally acquired. In Australia, fluoroquinolones have not been licensed for use in food production animals, a policy that may have relevance for countries with fluoroquinolone-resistant Campylobacter.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publisher: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
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