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International Journal of Antibiotics
Volume 2015, Article ID 898790, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/898790
Research Article

Prevalence of Multidrug Resistance among Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhimurium Isolated from Pig Faeces in Ashanti Region, Ghana

1Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Private Mail Bag Kumasi, Kumasi, Ghana
2Department of Pharmacy, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban 4000, South Africa

Received 11 December 2014; Revised 15 January 2015; Accepted 16 January 2015

Academic Editor: Marilyn C. Roberts

Copyright © 2015 John Osei Sekyere and Francis Adu. 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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