Detection of mcr-1 colistin resistance gene in polyclonal escherichia coli isolates in Barcelona, Spain, 2012 to 2015

Núria Prim, A. Rivera, J. Rodríguez-Navarro, M. Español, M. Turbau, P. Coll, B. Mirelis

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Abstract

© 2016, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). All Rights Reserved. Colistin resistance was detected in 53 of 10,011 Escherichia coli (0.5%) by prospective phenotypic testing of consecutive clinical isolates in a single hospital in Barcelona, Spain (2012–15). The mcr-1 gene was retrospe gene in the local study population.
Original languageEnglish
JournalEurosurveillance
Volume21
Issue number13
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 31 Mar 2016

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