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Volume 13, Number 4—April 2007

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Antimicrobial Drug Resistance of Salmonella Isolates from Meat and Humans, Denmark

Marianne N. Skov*, Jens Strodl Andersen†, Søren Aabo†, Steen Ethelberg‡, Frank M. Aarestrup†Comments to Author , Anders Hay Sørensen†, Gitte Sørensen†, Karl Pedersen†, Steen Nordentoft†, Katharina E.P. Olsen‡, Peter Gerner-Smidt‡, and Dorte L. Baggesen†
Author affiliations: *University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark; †Danish Institute for Food and Veterinary Research, Copenhagen, Denmark; ‡Statens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark;

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Table 3

Number and proportion of susceptible (S), resistant (R), and multidrug-resistant (M) meat isolates within Salmonella Typhimurium phage types, Denmark, July 1998–July 2002*

Serovar/phage type Domestic meat
Imported meat
Total no.
M, % R, % S, % Total no. M, % R, % S, % Total no.
All S. Typhimurium isolates
6
21
73
1,508
42
24
34
138
1,646
DT104
70
13
17
23
88
7
5
43
66
DT170
3
68
29
97
0
0
0
0
97
DT193
13
37
51
63
50
17
33
6
69
DT120
16
29
55
38
57
43
0
7
45
DT208
57
40
3
30
0
57
43
7
37
DT107
5
55
41
22
0
0
0
0
22
U302
0
33
67
6
38
31
31
13
19
DT135
6
56
38
16
0
100
0
2
18
Other S. Typhimurium
5
21
74
1,213
21
32
47
60
1,273
Salmonella minus Typhimurium
3
22
75
1,477
26
31
43
940
2,417
Total 4 22 74 2,985 28 30 42 1,078 4,063

*Not all S. Typhimurium isolates from humans were phage typed.

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