Another public health concern is the emergence of antibiotic resistant strains of Salmonella. This is especially true for Salmonella Typhimurium. It has been suggested that this is partly due to the use of antibiotics in intensive animal production.
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The incidence of multidrug-resistant (MDR) Salmonella Typhimurium (particularly phage type 104) infections in humans has increased substantially in many countries in the last 2 decades. Infections are often associated with increased illness. A survey was conducted to determine the magnitude of the problem.
For results and details of the survey see the CDC website for the full article.
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