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Jul 13, 2017

Jul 13, 2017

News Scan for Jul 13, 2017

Backyard poultry Salmonella outbreaks grow
Chikungunya in Bangladesh
Minnesota measles outbreak
Avian flu in Taiwan, Belgium

Feb 11, 2002

Feb 11, 2002

Taiwan study shows spread of fluoroquinolone-resistant Salmonella from pigs to humans

(CIDRAP News) – A study from Taiwan shows a rapid increase in fluoroquinolone resistance in Salmonella enterica serotype choleraesuis in humans over the past 2 years and suggests that the resistant strain spread from pigs. The findings prompted the researchers to urge a ban on fluoroquinoline use in food animals.

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