DOI: 10.17265/2159-5828/2012.09.053
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Shuvro Prakash Nandi, Munawar Sultana, Md. Showkat Mahmud, Md. Anwar Hossain

Abstract: Enterobacter spp. especially Enterobactercloacae are frequent cause of neonatal sepsis in humans. In this study, the occurrence and characteristics of multidrug resistant-extended-spectrum β-lactamase (MDR-ESBL) producing Enterobacter spp. isolated from live and dead poultry of Savar, Bangladesh were investigated. Between May 2009 and June 2011, 106 samples derived from live and dead birds were collected of which 22 presumptive Enterobacter isolates were screened through phenotypic (morphological, cultural and…

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