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First Report of an OXA-23 Carbapenemase-Producing Acinetobacter baumannii Clinical Isolate Related to Tn2006 in Spain

 

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Author: Espinal, P.
Macià, M. D.
Roca, I.
Fernández-Cuenca, Felipe
Oliver, A.
Rodríguez-Baño, Jesús
Bou, Germán
Tomás, M.
Villa, J.
Department: Universidad de Sevilla. Departamento de Medicina
Date: 2013-01
Published in: Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 57(1), 589–591
Document type: Article
Abstract: A carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii clinical isolate belonging to European clone II and sequence type 2 was recov-ered from a patient in the Son Espases hospital in Mallorca, Spain. Genetic analysis showed the presence of the bla OXA-23 gene in association with the widely disseminated transposon Tn2006. This is the first reported identification of A. baumannii carrying bla OXA-23 in Spain.
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URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11441/40594

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AAC.01157-12

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