Plasmid-mediated Colistin Resistance: An Additional Antibiotic Resistance Menace

Clin Microbiol Infect. 2016 May;22(5):398-400. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2016.03.009. Epub 2016 Mar 26.

Abstract

No abstract available

Keywords: Enterobactericeae; MCR-1; colistin; polymyxin B; polymyxins.

Publication types

  • Editorial

MeSH terms

  • Anti-Bacterial Agents / pharmacology*
  • Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use
  • Bacterial Infections / drug therapy
  • Bacterial Infections / microbiology*
  • Colistin / pharmacology*
  • Colistin / therapeutic use
  • Drug Resistance, Bacterial*
  • Gene Transfer, Horizontal
  • Humans
  • Interspersed Repetitive Sequences
  • Plasmids*

Substances

  • Anti-Bacterial Agents
  • Colistin