An outbreak of multidrug-resistant Salmonella enterica serotype Newport infections linked to the consumption of imported horse meat in France

Publié le 1 Avril 2005
Mis à jour le 10 septembre 2019

In 2003, 14 cases of multidrug-resistant Salmonella Newport infections were reported. This is the first documented foodborne outbreak of multidrug-resistant S. Newport in France. The blaCMY gene was present in all isolates. All cases reported having eaten horse meat from a common wholesaler. The country of origin of the imported meat could not be identified.

Auteur : Espie E, de Valk H, Vaillant V, Quelquejeu N, Le Querrec F, Weill FX
Epidemiology and Infection, 2005, vol. 133, n°. 2, p. 373-6