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species are natural inhabitants of the intestinal tract in humans and animals, and due to their ubiquity in human and animal feces and their persistence in the environment, enterococci are considered indicators of fecal contamination in water ( ). Moreover, enterococci serve as important key indicator bacteria for several human and veterinary resistance surveillance systems.

Citation: Torres C, Alonso C, Ruiz-Ripa L, León-Sampedro R, del Campo R, Coque T. 2018. Antimicrobial Resistance in spp. of animal origin, p 185-227. In Schwarz S, Cavaco L, Shen J (ed), Antimicrobial Resistance in Bacteria from Livestock and Companion Animals. ASM Press, Washington, DC. doi: 10.1128/microbiolspec.ARBA-0032-2018
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Plasmid gene content of 67 and 47 genomes of animal origin from the NCBI whole-genome database. Plasmid data were obtained by the PlasmidFinder bioinformatics tool. The genomes from the database were classified by source, extracting the isolate information from the Pathosystems Resource Integration Center (PATRIC) database ( ). Reps, replicases.

Citation: Torres C, Alonso C, Ruiz-Ripa L, León-Sampedro R, del Campo R, Coque T. 2018. Antimicrobial Resistance in spp. of animal origin, p 185-227. In Schwarz S, Cavaco L, Shen J (ed), Antimicrobial Resistance in Bacteria from Livestock and Companion Animals. ASM Press, Washington, DC. doi: 10.1128/microbiolspec.ARBA-0032-2018
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