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The IncI1 plasmid carrying the bla CTX-M-1 gene persists in in vitro culture of a Escherichia coli strain from broilers

Egil AJ Fischer1*, Cindy M Dierikx1, Alieda van Essen-Zandbergen1, Herman JW van Roermund1, Dik J Mevius13, Arjan Stegeman2 and Don Klinkenberg2

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1 Central Veterinary Institute, part of Wageningen UR, P.O. Box 65, 8200, AB Lelystad, the Netherlands

2 Department of Farm Animal Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, P.O. Box 80163, 3508, TD Utrecht, the Netherlands

3 Department of Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, P.O. Box 80165, 3508, TD Utrecht, the Netherlands

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BMC Microbiology 2014, 14:77  doi:10.1186/1471-2180-14-77

Published: 25 March 2014

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Additional file 1:

Isolates: Characteristics of broiler E. coli isolates and plasmids. Table with Characteristics of broiler E. coli isolates and plasmids used in the study.

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Additional file 2:

Experiments: Strains and initial concentration in the experiments. Descriptive table of the experiments in this study. Listed are the strains and initial concentrations for each experiment and the parameters estimated from these experiments.

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Model details: Model equations, overview of model parameters, re-parameterization of an existing growth model and derivation of specific estimators.

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Additional file 4:

Other fits: Fitted models. Fit results of other model structures and parameterizations.

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