Emergence of the IMP-8 metallo-β-lactamase in the Escherichia Coli ST131 Clone in Taiwan

Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2012 Sep;40(3):281-2. doi: 10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2012.05.011. Epub 2012 Jul 11.

Publication types

  • Letter
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Anti-Bacterial Agents / pharmacology
  • Cluster Analysis
  • DNA, Bacterial / genetics
  • Electrophoresis, Gel, Pulsed-Field
  • Escherichia coli / classification
  • Escherichia coli / enzymology*
  • Escherichia coli / genetics
  • Escherichia coli / isolation & purification
  • Escherichia coli Infections / epidemiology*
  • Escherichia coli Infections / microbiology*
  • Escherichia coli Proteins / genetics
  • Genotype
  • Humans
  • Microbial Sensitivity Tests
  • Multilocus Sequence Typing
  • Taiwan / epidemiology
  • beta-Lactamases / metabolism*
  • beta-Lactams / pharmacology

Substances

  • Anti-Bacterial Agents
  • DNA, Bacterial
  • Escherichia coli Proteins
  • beta-Lactams
  • IMP-8 enzyme
  • beta-Lactamases