Drug-resistant Escherichia coli, Rural Idaho
Published Date:Oct 2005
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 11(10):1614-1617.
Drug Resistance, Bacterial
Escherichia Coli Infections
Microbial Sensitivity Tests
Description:Stool carriage of drug-resistant Escherichia coli in home-living residents of a rural community was examined. Carriage of nalidixic acid-resistant E. coli was associated with recent use of antimicrobial agents in the household. Household clustering of drug-resistant E. coli was observed. Most carriers of drug-resistant E. coli lacked conventional risk factors.
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