Wide geographic spread of diverse acquired AmpC beta-lactamases among Escherichia coli and Klebsiella spp. in the UK and Ireland

Neil Woodford, Suganya Reddy, Elizabeth J Fagan, Robert L R Hill, Katie L Hopkins, Mary E Kaufmann, James Kistler, Marie-France I Palepou, Rachel Pike, M Elaina Ward, John Cheesbrough, David M Livermore

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Abstract

To determine the distribution of acquired AmpC beta-lactamases in 173 isolates of Escherichia coli and Klebsiella spp. submitted to the UK's national reference laboratory for antibiotic resistance.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)102-105
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
Volume59
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2007

Keywords

  • Bacterial Proteins
  • Drug Resistance, Bacterial
  • Escherichia coli
  • Great Britain
  • Ireland
  • Klebsiella
  • Microbial Sensitivity Tests
  • beta-Lactamases

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