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Volume 5, Number 3—June 1999


Use of Antimicrobial Growth Promoters in Food Animals and Enterococcus faecium Resistance to Therapeutic Antimicrobial Drugs in Europe

Henrik C. WegenerComments to Author , Frank M. Aarestrup, Lars Bogø Jensen, Anette M. Hammerum, and Flemming Bager
Author affiliations: Danish Veterinary Laboratory, Copenhagen, Denmark

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Table 3

Variations in Tn1546-like elements of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium isolates of animal and human origin (37)

Source No. isolates T variant G variant
Humans 45 16 29
Pigs 33 32 1
Poultry 193 0 193
Total 271 48 223

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