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Foreign Travel and Decreased Ciprofloxacin Susceptibility in Salmonella enterica Infections

Al-Mashhadani, Manar, Hewson, Robert, Vivancos, Roberto, Keenan, Alex, Beeching, Nicholas ORCID: and Parry, Christopher M (2011) 'Foreign Travel and Decreased Ciprofloxacin Susceptibility in Salmonella enterica Infections'. Emerging Infectious Diseases, Vol 17, Issue 1, pp. 123-125.

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To determine antimicrobial drug resistance patterns,
we characterized nontyphoidal Salmonella enterica strains
isolated in Liverpool, UK, January 2003 through December
2009. Decreased susceptibility to ciprofl oxacin was found
in 103 (20.9%) of 492 isolates. The lower susceptibility was
associated with ciprofl oxacin treatment failures and with
particular serovars and phage types often acquired during
foreign travel.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: QV Pharmacology > QV 38 Drug action.
QW Microbiology and Immunology > QW 52 Physiology and chemistry of microorganisms. Metabolism.
WA Public Health > Preventive Medicine > WA 108 Preventive health services. Preventive medicine. Travel Medicine.
WB Practice of Medicine > Therapeutics > WB 330 Drug therapy
WC Communicable Diseases > Infection. Bacterial Infections > Enteric Infections > WC 269 Salmonella infections
Faculty: Department: Groups (2002 - 2012) > Clinical Group
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Date Deposited: 31 Mar 2011 11:24
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2019 06:26


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