DOI: 10.17265/2159-5828/2012.09.008
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Anwar Hossain

Abstract: Zoonotic bacterial pathogens are directly transmissible from animals to humans. Food producing animals can serve as reservoirs of antibiotic resistant organisms (and their genes) through extensive veterinary use of antimicrobials. This is an especial concern in Bangladesh because of concurrent use of antibiotics in the poultry feed, irrational usage of antimicrobials in disease treatment, unhygienic practice in farming and marketing. The study investigated zoonotic pathogenic bacteria involved in poultry on th…

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