IncA/C Plasmid-Mediated Spread of CMY-2 in Multidrug-Resistant Escherichia coli from Food Animals in China

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Yu-Fang Guo; Wen-Hui Zhang; Si-Qi Ren; Lin Yang; Dian-Hong Lü; Zhen-Ling Zeng; Ya-Hong Liu; Hong-Xia Jiang;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 9,issue 5 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4016023, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0096738
  • Subject: Microbial Pathogens | Escherichia Coli | Research Article | Biology and Life Sciences | Organismal Evolution | Veterinary Science | Infectious Diseases | Emerging Infectious Diseases | Microbiology | Microbial Evolution | Medicine | Bacterial Pathogens | Q | Medical Microbiology | R | Bacteriology | Evolutionary Biology | Veterinary Microbiology | Science | Bacterial Evolution | Medicine and Health Sciences
    mesheuropmc: bacterial infections and mycoses | biochemical phenomena, metabolism, and nutrition | complex mixtures

Objectives To obtain a broad molecular epidemiological characterization of plasmid-mediated AmpC β-lactamase CMY-2 in Escherichia coli isolates from food animals in China. Methods A total of 1083 E. coli isolates from feces, viscera, blood, drinking water, and sub-surfa... View more
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