Effect of Dietary Copper on Intestinal Microbiota and Antimicrobial Resistance Profiles of Escherichia coli in Weaned Piglets

Copper is an essential microelement for animals, and not only it has been used as a feed additive at pharmacological doses in swine production to improve growth performance, but it also has an effect on intestinal microbes by enhancing host bacterial resistance. However, there are few reports on the...

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Main Authors: Yiming Zhang, Jian Zhou, Zhenglin Dong, Guanya Li, Jingjing Wang, Yikun Li, Dan Wan, Huansheng Yang, Yulong Yin
Format: Article
Published: Frontiers Media S.A. 2019-12-01
Series:Frontiers in Microbiology
Online Access:https://www.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fmicb.2019.02808/full