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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2012, Article ID 834598, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/834598
Research Article

Strain-Specific Transfer of Antibiotic Resistance from an Environmental Plasmid to Foodborne Pathogens

1Laboratory of Microbial Ecology and Technology (LabMET), Ghent University, Food2Know, Coupure Links 653, 9000 Gent, Belgium
2Technology and Food Science Unit, Institute for Agricultural and Fisheries Research (ILVO), Food2Know, Brusselsesteenweg 370, 9090 Melle, Belgium
3Laboratory of Food Microbiology and Food Preservation (LFMFP), Ghent University, Food2Know, Coupure Links 653, 9000 Gent, Belgium
4Department of Biological Sciences, Institute for Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Studies, University of Idaho, Life Sciences South 457, Moscow, ID 83844-3051, USA
5Faculty of Applied Engineering Sciences, University College Ghent, Schoonmeersstraat 52, 9000 Gent, Belgium

Received 22 February 2012; Accepted 19 April 2012

Academic Editor: Jozef Anné

Copyright © 2012 Eva Van Meervenne et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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