TABLE 1

Detection of colistin-resistant E. coli harboring mcr in stool specimens of backyard livestocka

E. coli phenotype or genotypeNo. of positive specimens/no. of specimens tested (%)
All livestock (n = 72)Chickens (n = 36)Pigs (n = 36)
Colistin resistant69/72 (95.8)35/36 (97.2)34/36 (94.4)
mcr-168/72 (94.4)3533
mcr-31/72 (1.4)01
  • a The total number of households participating was 41.