The tetracycline resistance gene, tet(B), has been described previously in Gram negative bacteria. In this study tet(B) was detected in plasmid extracts from 17/111 (15%) Streptococcus suis isolates from diseased pigs, representing the first report of this resistance gene in Gram positive bacteria.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|State||Published - Sep 1 2011|
- Antibiotic resistance
- Streptococcus suis
- Tetracycline resistance gene