AVM volume 8, issue 2, P103-112 2016 DOI: 10.46784/e-avm.v8i2.118 View full text
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Dalibor Todorović, Maja Velhner, Dragana Ljubojević, Marko Pajić, Dubravka Milanov

Abstract: The resistance of Escherichia coli (E. coli) to fluoroquinolones has become a serious issue on large pig farms worldwide, since these antimicrobial agents are widely used in the control of various diseases such as neonatal diarrhea, post weaning diarrhea, the edema disease as well as others. Being a frequent inhabitant of the digestive tract, E.coli is oft en exposed to antimicrobial agents, which are used to treat various infections. Uncontrolled application of fluoroquinolones has led to the emergence of res…

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