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Emergence of blaNDM-7-Producing Enterobacteriaceae in Gabon, 2016

Published inEmerging Infectious Diseases, vol. 23, no. 2, p. 356-358
Publication date2017
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Reports of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae in Africa remain rare and assess mostly blaOXA-48-producing isolates from Mediterranean countries and South Africa. We identified blaNDM-7-producing Enterobacteriaceae in Gabon in 2016. The isolates contained blaNDM-7 IncX3 plasmids that were unusual and similar to the one described in a colistin-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae SZ04 isolate from China.

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MOUSSOUNDA, Mesmin et al. Emergence of blaNDM-7-Producing Enterobacteriaceae in Gabon, 2016. In: Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2017, vol. 23, n° 2, p. 356–358. doi: 10.3201/eid2302.161182
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