Report on two hypervirulent producing a carbapenemase from a Canadian patient.

Authors:
Laura F Mataseje
Laura F Mataseje
National Microbiology Laboratory
David A Boyd
David A Boyd
California Institute of Technology
United States
Michael R Mulvey
Michael R Mulvey
University of Manitoba
Canada
Yves Longtin
Yves Longtin
University of Geneva Hospitals
Switzerland

Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2019 Apr 15. Epub 2019 Apr 15.

Jewish General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (Y. Longtin)

This report describes two hypervirulent producing KPC identified from a rectal swab and urine culture upon hospital admission. The patient had recent travel to Greece where he was hospitalized. The isolates were sequence type 86, contained an IncHI1B, IncFIB(K) hypervirulent plasmid and an IncFII(K) plasmid harbouring KPC.

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April 2019
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