Widespread dissemination of carbapenem-resistant Escherichia coli sequence type 167 strains harboring blaNDM-5in clinical settings in China

Yonglu Huang, Xiaonan Yu, Miaomiao Xie, Xuan Wang, Kang Liao, Wencheng Xue, Edward Wai Chi Chan, Rong Zhang, Sheng Chen

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This study reports the increasing prevalence of clinical Escherichia coli of sequence type 167 (ST167) carrying both blaNDM-1and blaNDM-5on the conjugative IncX3 plasmid in various parts of China. Close surveillance is needed to monitor the future dissemination of ST167 strains that harbor blaNDM-5or other blaNDM-like genes.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4364-4368
Number of pages5
JournalAntimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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