Drug-resistant Escherichia coli, Rural Idaho

Elisabeth L. Hannah, Frederick J. Angulo, James R. Johnson, Bassam Haddadin, Jacquelyn Williamson, Matthew H. Samore

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Stool carriage of drug-resistant Escherichia coli in home-living residents of a rural community was examined. Carriage of nalidixic acid-resistant E. coli was associated with recent use of antimicrobial agents in the household. Household clustering of drug-resistant E. coli was observed. Most carriers of drug-resistant E. coli lacked conventional risk factors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1614-1617
Number of pages4
JournalEmerging infectious diseases
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 2005


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