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New Study Identifies Emergence of Multidrug-Resistant Strain of Salmonella

4 August 2011

A new study published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases has identified the recent emergence of a multidrug-resistant strain of Salmonella that has a high level resistance to ciprofloxacin, a common treatment for severe Salmonella infections.

Read the abstract: International Spread of an Epidemic Population of Salmonella enterica Serotype Kentucky ST198 Resistant to Ciprofloxacin

Published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases, Advance Access, 2 August 2011.

Read the full press release from IDSA here.

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