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Drug Resistance in Salmonella typhi: Tip of the Iceberg

By Dr. Shrikala Baliga


Salmonella typhi is one of the most resistant organisms with multi-drug resistant strains reported from many countries. Initially, individual plasmids were known to code for resistance,but since 1988 a single plasmid has been identified to code for multidrug resistance. It has been found that in certain areas, S. typhi has lost this acquired resistance

Topics: Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
Publisher: Dr. B.S. Kakkilaya
Year: 2005
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