• Scientists find huge increase in drug-resistant Salmonella infections in U.S

    1 month ago - By Food Safety

    A group of researchers estimates that infections from antibiotic-resistant strains of non-typhoidal Salmonella have increased 40 percent, based on statistics from 2004-2008 compared with numbers from 2015-2016.
    “Clinically important resistance” to ampicillin or ceftriaxone or nonsusceptibility to ciprofloxacin were found while examining an estimated 220,000 infections in 2015-2016 compared with an estimated 159,000 infections in 2004-2008, according to the researchers' report published in the journal Emerging Infectious Diseases.
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