Antibiotic Resistance of Intestinal Bacteria

Nishiyama, Masateru, Hasika, Mith, Pu, Jian, Sokneang, In and Watanabe, Toru, "Antibiotic Resistance of Intestinal Bacteria" in Water and Life in Tonle Sap Lake ed. Yoshimura, Chihiro, Khanal, Rajendra and Sovannara, Uk (Singapore: Springer Nature Singapore, 2022), 307-316.

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  • Author Nishiyama, Masateru
    Hasika, Mith
    Pu, Jian
    Sokneang, In
    Watanabe, Toru
    Book Editor Yoshimura, Chihiro
    Khanal, Rajendra
    Sovannara, Uk
    Chapter Title Antibiotic Resistance of Intestinal Bacteria
    Book Title Water and Life in Tonle Sap Lake
    Publication Date 2022-06-25
    Place of Publication Singapore
    Publisher Springer Nature Singapore
    Start page 307
    End page 316
    Language eng
    Abstract This chapter discusses the monitoring and prevalence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria (ARB) in the Tonle Sap Lake (TSL) in relation to the microbial contamination of lake and drinking water. The fecal indicator bacteria Enterococcus spp. and Escherichia coli collected from water sources in the TSL basin were monitored to investigate their antibiotic resistance. Many of the obtained enterococcal isolates were resistant to ciprofloxacin (92%) and erythromycin (81%). The percentages of resistance to ampicillin (67%) and tetracycline (52%) among the E. coli isolates in lake water were higher than the other tested antibiotics. These results indicated that the antibiotic resistance of Enterococcus spp. and E. coli are spread in the TSL and the risk of infection due to ARB in water resource was identified.
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    Keyword Tonle Sap Lake
    Antibiotic resistance
    Copyright Holder The Authors
    Copyright Year 2022
    Copyright type All rights reserved
    ISBN 9789811666315
    9789811666322
    DOI 10.1007/978-981-16-6632-2_30
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