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Occurrence and characterization of mcr-1-harbouring Escherichia coli isolated from pigs in Great Britain from 2013 to 2015.

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Objectives

To determine the occurrence of mcr-1-harbouring Escherichia coli in archived pig material originating in Great Britain (GB) from 2013 to 2015 and characterize mcr-1 plasmids.

Methods

Enrichment and selective culture of 387 archived porcine caecal contents and recovery from archive of 1109 E. coli isolates to identify colistin-resistant bacteria by testing for the presence of mcr-1 by PCR and RT–PCR. mcr-1-harbouring E. coli were characterized by WGS and...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/jac/dkw477

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Veterinary Medicines Directorate More from this funder
National Institute for Health Research More from this funder
Public Health England More from this funder
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy Journal website
Volume:
72
Issue:
3
Pages:
691-695
Publication date:
2016-12-01
Acceptance date:
2016-10-07
DOI:
EISSN:
1460-2091
ISSN:
0305-7453
Pmid:
27999032
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:667273
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uuid:4bee5fa4-9ce5-4909-9b13-ce7e2ddf3fa2
Local pid:
pubs:667273
Deposit date:
2017-11-14

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