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Complete genome sequence of the first KPC-type carbapenemase-positive Proteus mirabilis strain from a bloodstream infectio

Authors: Di Pilato, Vincenzo and Chiarelli, Adriana and Boinett, Christine J and Riccobono, Eleonora and Harris, Simon R and D'Andrea, Marco Maria and Thomson, Nicholas R and Rossolini, Gian Maria and Giani, Tommaso

Sequencing of the blaKPC-positive strain Proteus mirabilis AOUC-001 was performed using both the MiSeq and PacBio RS II platforms and yielded a single molecule of 4,272,433 bp, representing the complete chromosome. Genome analysis showed the presence of several acquired resistance determinants, including two copies of blaKPC-2 carried on a fragment of a KPC-producing plasmid previously described in Klebsiella pneumoniae. Copyright © 2016 Di Pilato et al.

Journal: Genome announcements
DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.00607-16
Year: 2016

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