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Volume 21, Number 6—June 2015

Extensively Drug-Resistant New Delhi Metallo-β-Lactamase–Encoding Bacteria in the Environment, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2012

Mark A. TolemanComments to Author , Joachim J. Bugert, and Syed A. Nizam
Author affiliations: Cardiff University, Heath Park Campus, Cardiff, Wales, UK

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Resistance genes and plasmid profiles for a subset of Escherichia coli strains in a study of extensively drug-resistant New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase–encoding bacteria in the environment, Dhaka, Bangladesh, October 2012*

E. coli strain, ST Resistance genes
blaCTX-M-15 blaNDM 16S methylase blaampC incX incFII incL/M incA/C incN2
18, ST101 + NDM-3 rmtB +
24, ST101 + NDM-3 rmtB +
25, ST101 + + rmtB +
28, ST101 + NDM-3 rmtB +
221, ST101 + NDM-1 rmtB +
34, ST648 + + armA cmy, dha + +
192, ST648 + NDM-4 armA cmy, dha + +
346, ST648 + + armA cmy, dha + +
43, ST405 + NDM-1 armA cmy, dha + +
54, ST405 + NDM-1 armA cmy, dha + +

*armA and rmtB, aminoglycoside methylase genes; CTX-M-15, cmy, and dha, β-lactamases; inc, plasmid incompatibility group; NDM, New-Delhi metallo-β-lactamase; ST, sequence type; −, negative; +, positive.

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