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Molecular epidemiology of Escherichia coli O25b-ST131 isolates causing community-acquired UTIs in Mexico.
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PMID:  23774006     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Escherichia coli is a common uropathogen causing community-acquired urinary tract infections (UTIs). Out of 4735 E. coli community-acquired UTIs, 10.2% were extended spectrum β-lactamases (ESBL)-producing. The identified ESBL types were CTX-M-15 (96.4%), SHV-2a (3%), and TLA-1 (1%). Of the isolates, 94.6% tested positive for plasmid-mediated quinolone resistance (PMQR) genes (aac(6')-lb-cr [92.1%] and qepA1 [7%] and for qnr-determinants [3.5%]). E. coli O25b-ST131 was identified in 25% of the isolates that harbor a non-conjugative 160-kb plasmid (IncFIA) containing the CTX-M-15, and all of these isolates were found to contain PMQR genes. This work can be useful in modeling the potential impact that may have on community-acquired UTIs in Mexico.
Fernando Reyna-Flores; Humberto Barrios; Ulises Garza-Ramos; Alejandro Sánchez-Pérez; Teresa Rojas-Moreno; Felipe J Uribe-Salas; Reynero Fagundo-Sierra; Jesus Silva-Sanchez
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Diagnostic microbiology and infectious disease     Volume:  76     ISSN:  1879-0070     ISO Abbreviation:  Diagn. Microbiol. Infect. Dis.     Publication Date:  2013 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-06-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8305899     Medline TA:  Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  396-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2013 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Departamento de Diagnóstico Epidemiológico, Centro de Investigaciones Sobre Enfermedades Infecciosas, Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública, Cuernavaca, Morelos, México.
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