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Occurrence of vancomycin-resistant enterococci in pork and poultry products from a cattle-rearing area of France



Occurrence of vancomycin-resistant enterococci in pork and poultry products from a cattle-rearing area of France



Journal of Clinical Microbiology 39(6): 2354-2355



Meat products were collected from public retail outlets and tested for the presence of vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) in an area with a high prevalence of VRE reported in human fecal samples. VRE were detected in 66% of the samples, and a predominance of VanC strains was found, which is also true for human fecal samples.

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Accession: 003513903

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PMID: 11376091

DOI: 10.1128/jcm.39.6.2354-2355.2001


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