Korean J Vet Res.  2012 Dec;52(4):285-288.

First isolation of Salmonella I 4,[5],12:i:- from domestic animals in Korea

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  • 1Division of Enteric Diseases, National Institute of Health, Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cheongwon 363-951, Korea. leedy0610@korea.kr
  • 2Avian Disease Division, Animal, Plant and Fisheries Quarantine and Inspection Agency, Anyang 430-757, Korea.
  • 3Livestock Product Standard Division, Animal, Plant and Fisheries Quarantine and Inspection Agency, Anyang 430-757, Korea.

Abstract

Salmonella I 4,[5],12:i:- was a monophasic variant of Salmonella (S.) Typhimurium and notorious for re-emerging candidate which would replace S. Typhimurium DT104 for antibiotic resistance. Recently, isolation rate was increased on human and industrial animals but there was no case in domestic animals but human in Korea. This was first isolation case from domestic animals in Korea. The five isolates from feces of duck (n = 3), chicken (n = 1), and wild bird (n = 1) showed antibiotic resistance against cephems and aminoglycosides. These means that the spread of emerging bacterial pathogens to domestic animals and the need of systemic management for Salmonella I 4,[5],12:i:-.

Keyword

antibiotic resistance; poultry; Salmonella I 4,[5],12:i:-
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