This study aimed to calculate the proportion of antibiotic resistance profiles of Enterococcus faecium, E. faecalis, and E. durans isolated from traditional sheep and goat cheeses obtained from a selected border area of Slovakia with Hungary (region Slanske vrchy). A total of 110 Enterococcus sp. Were isolated from cheese samples, of which 52 strains (E. faecium (12), E. faecalis (28), E. durans (12)) were represented. After isolation and identification by polymerase chain reaction and matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization-time-of-flight mass spectrometry, the enterococci (E. faecium, E. faecalis, and E. durans) were submitted to susceptibility tests against nine antimicrobial agents. In general, strains of E. faecalis were more resistant than E. durans and E. faecium. A high percentage of resistance was noted in E. faecalis to rifampicin (100%), vancomycin (85.7%), teicoplanin (71.4%), erythromycin (71.4%), minocycline (57.1%), nitrofurantoin (57.1%), ciprofloxacin (14.3%), and levofloxacin (14.3%). E. durans showed resistance...
Antimicrobial resistance of Enterococcus sp. isolated from sheep and goat cheeses.
I. Regecova, Department of Food Hygiene Technology and Safety, University of Veterinary Medicine and Pharmacy in Kosice, Komenskeho 73, 041 81 Kosice, Slovakia. Tel. +421-907-185-658. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Vyrostkova, J., Regecova, I., Dudrikova, E., Marcincak, S., Vargova, M., Kovacova, M., Malova, J.; Antimicrobial resistance of Enterococcus sp. isolated from sheep and goat cheeses.. IFIS Food and Health Sciences Database 2022; doi:
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