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Klebsiella pneumoniae co-producing KPC and RmtG, finally targeting Switzerland

  • Mancini, Stefano Emerging Antibiotic Resistance Unit, Medical and Molecular Microbiology, Department of Medicine, University of Fribourg, Switzerland - French INSERM European Unit, University of Fribourg (LEA-IAME), Fribourg, Switzerland - Swiss National Reference Center for Emerging Antibiotic Resistance, Fribourg, Switzerland.
  • Poirel, Laurent Emerging Antibiotic Resistance Unit, Medical and Molecular Microbiology, Department of Medicine, University of Fribourg, Switzerland - French INSERM European Unit, University of Fribourg (LEA-IAME), Fribourg, Switzerland - Swiss National Reference Center for Emerging Antibiotic Resistance, Fribourg, Switzerland.
  • Corthesy, Myriam Institute for Microbiology, University of Lausanne and University Hospital Center, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Greub, Gilbert Institute for Microbiology, University of Lausanne and University Hospital Center, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Nordmann, Patrice Emerging Antibiotic Resistance Unit, Medical and Molecular Microbiology, Department of Medicine, University of Fribourg, Switzerland - French INSERM European Unit, University of Fribourg (LEA-IAME), Fribourg, Switzerland - Swiss National Reference Center for Emerging Antibiotic Resistance, Fribourg, Switzerland.
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    06.11.2017
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  • Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease. - 2017
English A carbapenem- and pan-aminoglycoside-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae strain was isolated from a Brazilian patient hospitalized in a Swiss hospital.The clinical isolate carried genes encoding the KPC-2 carbapenemase and the RmtG 16S rRNA methyltransferase.This is the first report of a carbapenem-resistant K. pneumoniae producing RmtG in Europe
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Faculté des sciences et de médecine
Department
Médecine 3ème année
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  • English
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Biology
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