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Volume 2017, Article ID 4091856, 9 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/4091856
Research Article

Antibiotic Resistance of Campylobacter Recovered from Faeces and Carcasses of Healthy Livestock

1Department of Clinical Microbiology, University for Development Studies, Tamale, Ghana
2Department of Theoretical and Applied Biology, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana
3Department of Clinical Microbiology, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana
4Department of Microbiology & Infection Control, Statens Serum Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark

Correspondence should be addressed to Akosua B. Karikari; ku.oc.oohay@skubsa

Received 23 September 2016; Accepted 15 December 2016; Published 18 January 2017

Academic Editor: Pascal O. Bessong

Copyright © 2017 Akosua B. Karikari 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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