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The induction, persistence and loss of framycetin sulphate resistance in enteric E coli of pigs
  1. JJ O'Brien and
  2. JN Campbell


When framycetin sulphate was fed at prophylactic levels to pigs, resistance to this antibiotic was induced within days in the enteric E coli. The E coli of the gut did not become fully susceptible again until six to seven weeks after the anitbiotic was withdrawn from the diet.

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