Link to Pubmed [PMID] – 15980401
Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 2005 Jul;49(7):3062-5
The study of integrons in 181 Escherichia coli isolates from three groups of healthy subjects who lived in communities and had not taken antibiotics for at least 1 month showed that the presence of integrons was associated with antibiotic resistance and phylogenetic grouping of the bacterial host and dependent on a subject’s living environment.