High prevalence of colonization with vancomycin- and pristinamycin-resistant enterococci in healthy humans and pigs in The Netherlands: is the addition of antibiotics to animal feeds to blame?

J Antimicrob Chemother. 1997 Sep;40(3):454-6. doi: 10.1093/jac/40.3.454.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Animal Feed*
  • Animals
  • Drug Resistance, Microbial
  • Enterococcus / drug effects*
  • Feces / microbiology
  • Humans
  • Microbial Sensitivity Tests
  • Netherlands
  • Vancomycin / pharmacology*
  • Virginiamycin / pharmacology*

Substances

  • Virginiamycin
  • Vancomycin