Drug-resistance mechanisms in Vibrio cholerae O1outbreak strain, Haiti, 2010

Maria Sjölund-Karlsson, Aleisha Reimer, Jason P. Folster, Matthew Walker, Georges Anicet Dahourou, Dhwani Govil Batra, Irene Martin, Kevin Joyce, Michele B. Parsons, Jacques Boncy, Jean M. Whichard, Matthew W. Gilmour

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To increase understanding of drug-resistant Vibrio cholerae, we studied selected molecular mechanisms of antimicrobial drug resistance in the 2010 Haiti V. cholerae outbreak strain. Most resistance resulted from acquired genes located on an integrating conjugative element showing high homology to an integrating conjugative element identified in a V. cholerae isolate from India.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2151-2154
Number of pages4
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2011

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