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Colistin resistance mcr-1-gene-bearing Escherichia coli strain from the United States

Authors: Meinersmann, Richard J and Ladely, Scott R and Plumblee, Jodie R and Hall, M Carolina and Simpson, Sheron A and Ballard, Linda L and Scheffler, Brian E and Genzlinger, Linda L and Cook, Kimberly L

Transmissible colistin resistance in the form of an mcr-1-gene-bearing plasmid has been recently reported in Enterobacteriaceae in several parts of the world. We report here the completed genome sequence of an Escherichia coli strain isolated from swine in the United States that carried the mcr-1 gene on an IncI2-type plasmid.

Journal: Genome announcements
DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.00898-16
Year: 2016

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