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Detection and whole genome sequencing of carbapenemase-producing Aeromonas hydrophila isolated from routine perirectal surveillance culture.

Authors: Hughes, Heather Y and Conlan, Sean P and Lau, Anna F and Dekker, John P and Michelin, Angela V and Youn, Jung-Ho and Henderson, David K and Frank, Karen M and Segre, Julia A and Palmore, Tara N

Perirectal surveillance cultures and a stool culture grew Aeromonas species from three patients over a six-week period without epidemiological links. Detection of the blaKPC-2 gene in one isolate prompted inclusion of non-Enterobacteriaceae in our surveillance culture workup. Whole genome sequencing confirmed isolates were unrelated, and provided data for Aeromonas reference genomes. Copyright © 2016, American Society for Microbiology. All Rights Reserved.

Journal: Journal of clinical microbiology
DOI: 10.1128/JCM.03229-15
Year: 2016

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