Volume 23, Number 3—March 2017
Zoonotic Transmission of mcr-1 Colistin Resistance Gene from Small-Scale Poultry Farms, Vietnam
||OR (95% CI)
|Small-scale chicken farms|
|Age of chickens|
|Chickens <20.5 weeks old||47||32||21.3 (5.8–78.5)||<0.001|
|Chickens ≥20.5 weeks old||47||8||Referent|
|Use of colistin
|Rural persons†||173||31||2.1 (0.9–5.0)||0.075|
|Farmers exposed to mcr-1–negative chickens||91||16||1.8 (0.7–4.7)||0.205|
|Farmers exposed to mcr-1–positive chickens||88||29||5.3 (2.2–12.7)||<0.001|
*OR, odds ratio.
†Not involved in poultry farming.
1These authors contributed equally to this article.
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