July 7, 2019  |  

Infection by and dissemination of NDM-5-producing Escherichia coli in China.

Authors: Chen, Dongke and Gong, Lin and Walsh, Timothy R and Lan, Ruiting and Wang, Tuo and Zhang, Jidong and Mai, Wenhui and Ni, Na and Lu, Jinxing and Xu, Jianguo and Li, Juan

NDM-5, a variant with increased carbapenemase activity in com- parison with NDM-1, was first reported in China from an Escherichia coli strain followed by its report in the UK, India, Algeria and Japan. We report here the isolation of four NDM-5-positive E. coli strains responsible for various infections from four Chinese cities.

Journal: The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy
DOI: 10.1093/jac/dkv352
Year: 2016

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