Increasing quinolone resistance in Salmonella enterica serotype enteritidis

K. Mølbak, P. Gerner-Smidt, Henrik Caspar Wegener

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Abstract

Until recently, Salmonella enterica serotype Enteritidis has remained sensitive to most antibiotics. However, national surveillance data from Denmark show that quinolone resistance in S. Enteritidis has increased from 0.8% in 1995 to 8.5% in 2000. These data support concerns that the current use of quinolone in food animals leads to increasing resistance in S. Enteritidis and that action should be taken to limit such use.
Original languageEnglish
JournalEMERGING INFECTIOUS DISEASES
Volume8
Issue number5
Pages (from-to)514-515
ISSN1080-6040
Publication statusPublished - 2002

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