•  
  •  
 

Turkish Journal of Veterinary & Animal Sciences

DOI

-

Abstract

In western Algeria, 251 Escherichia coli isolates were recovered from broilers with clinical signs and lesions of colibacillosis. Serotyping showed that 82% of the isolates belong to one of the following serotypes: O78, O2, and O1. Antibiograms revealed a high level of resistance to oxytetracycline (82%), amoxicilline and ampicilline (47%), trimethoprim-sulfmethoxazole (42%), oxolinic acid and flumequine (31%). However, only a low percentage of strains were resistant to enrofloxacine (6%) and colistine (3%). Although multiresistance was common, low association was found between the serotype and antibioresistance.

First Page

123

Last Page

126

Share

COinS