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Full-length nucleotide sequences of mcr-1-harboring plasmids isolated from extended- spectrum-ß-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli isolates of different origins.

Authors: Zurfluh, Katrin and Klumpp, Jochen and Nüesch-Inderbinen, Magdalena and Stephan, Roger

Here, we present the full sequences of three mcr-1-carrying plasmids isolated from extended-spectrum-ß-lactamase (ESBL)-producing Escherichia coli The plasmids belong to three different replicon types and are 34,640 bp, 209,401 bp, and 247,885 bp in size. We describe for the first time a composite transposon containing mcr-1 localized on a multidrug-resistant (MDR) IncHI2 plasmid harboring additional determinants of resistance to six different classes of antibiotics, including the ESBL gene blaCTX-M-1, and heavy metal resistance. Copyright © 2016, American Society for Microbiology. All Rights Reserved.

Journal: Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy
DOI: 10.1128/AAC.00935-16
Year: 2016

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