Rapid rise of the ESBL and mcr-1 genes in Escherichia coli of chicken origin in China, 2008–2014

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Wu, Congming; Wang, Yingchao; Shi, Xiaomin; Wang, Shuang; Ren, Hongwei; Shen, Zhangqi; Wang, Yang; Lin, Juchun; Wang, Shaolin; (2018)
  • Publisher: Nature Publishing Group UK
  • Journal: Emerging Microbes & Infections,volume 7 (eissn: 2222-1751)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1038/s41426-018-0033-1, pmc: PMC5849743
  • Subject: Article
    mesheuropmc: biochemical phenomena, metabolism, and nutrition | polycyclic compounds | bacterial infections and mycoses

Extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli (ESBL-EC) strains are emerging around the world as a source of resistance to β-lactam antibiotics such as ampicillin, cefotaxime, and ceftazidime. mcr-1 is a novel plasmid-mediated gene conferring resistance to... View more
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