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Volume 19, Number 8—August 2013

Research

Extended-Spectrum β-Lactamase– and AmpC-Producing Enterobacteria in Healthy Broiler Chickens, Germany

Felix Reich, Viktoria Atanassova, and Günter KleinComments to Author 
Author affiliations: University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Hannover, Germany

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Table 1

Prevalence of ESBL- or AmpC-producing enterobacteria in broiler chickens at slaughter, Germany, 2010*

Farm Carcass
Cecum
No. samples ESBL, no. (%) AmpC, no. (%) No. samples ESBL, no. (%) AmpC, no. (%)
A, 1 20 20 (100) 11 (55) 20 16 (80) 10 (50)
A, 2 20 17 (85) 9 (45) 19 19 (100) 7 (36.8)
B, 1 10 6 (60) 3 (30) 12 2 (16.7) 12 (100)
B, 2 20 19 (95) 14 (70) 0 0 0

*ESBL, extended-spectrum β-lactamase.

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