Tag Archives: Antibiotics

Cephalosporin resistance in Escherichia coli of broilers, flies and white storks

From the microbes of chickens to our plate

Campylobacter is one of the main responsible bacteria for foodborne diarrheal diseases. Most of the cases of diarrhea are associated with the consumption of food, mainly poultry meat contaminated with Campylobacter, hence, this bacterium represents a problem for food security of first order. Unlike Salmonella, Campylobacter is not part of the popular vocabulary, nor does it appear regularly in the media, although it is one of the pathogens responsible for the largest number of cases of diarrhea in humans in the European Union.

The use of antibiotics in pig farms may endanger public health? Study of the emergence of resistance.

Silver nanoparticles to enhance antimicrobial effect of antibiotics

Antibiotic resistant bacteria are a serious health risk in both human and veterinary medicine. A study was conducted at IRTA-CReSA with the aim to evaluate the antibacterial effects of combined silver nanoparticles with antibiotics against veterinary bacteria that show resistance to antibiotics.