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image of Rapid Emergence of Florfenicol-Resistant Invasive Non-Typhoidal Salmonella in China: A Potential Threat to Public Health
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645
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Abstract

Infection caused by invasive occurs when bacteria, which normally cause diarrhea, enter the bloodstream and spread through the body. We report the dramatic increase in florfenicol-resistant invasive non-typhoidal (iNTS) in China between 2007 and 2016. Of the 186 iNTS strains isolated during the study period, 34 were florfenicol resistant, most of which harbored known resistance genes. Florfenicol is exclusively used in veterinary medicine in China, but now florfenicol-resistant iNTS is found in clinical patients. This finding indicates that antimicrobial resistance produced in veterinary medicine can be transmitted to humans, which poses a severe threat to public health.

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  • Received : 26 May 2019
  • Accepted : 07 Sep 2019
  • Published online : 21 Oct 2019
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