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High prevalence of the mcr-1 gene in retail chicken meat in the Netherlands in 2015

18 Aug 2017

Recently, plasmid-mediated colistin resistance was reported in humans, animals and food. We studied the presence of mcr-1 and mcr-2 in Dutch retail chicken meat. The prevalence of mcr-1 was 24,8% (53/214), wherea...

Click here to view the full article which appeared in Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control