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Braz J Microbiol. 2011 Oct-Dec; 42(4): 1434–1436.
Published online 2011 December 1. doi:  10.1590/S1517-838220110004000027
PMCID: PMC3768740

In vitro antimicrobial resistance of Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolated from canine otitis externa in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


Isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa (167) were obtained from 528 samples of canine otitis externa, identified by biochemical reactions and tested for susceptibility to 10 antimicrobials. The most effective drug was ciprofloxacin. The study reports alarming resistance among P. aeruginosa isolated from canine otitis externa samples in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Keywords: Pseudomonas aeruginosa, resistance, antimicrobial agents, dog, otitis externa

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