Int J Antimicrob Agents 2021 Sep 23;58(3):106378. Epub 2021 Jun 23.
Vall d'Hebron Institut de Recerca, Vall d'Hebron Hospital Universitari, Vall d'Hebron Barcelona Hospital Campus, Barcelona, Spain; Department of Genetics and Microbiology, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain; Department of Clinical Microbiology, Vall d'Hebron Hospital Universitari, Barcelona, Spain. Electronic address:
Background: In high-income countries, shigellosis is mainly found in travellers to high-risk regions or in men who have sex with men (MSM). This study investigated the genomic characteristics and the features of antimicrobial resistance of MSM-associated Shigella flexneri and Shigella sonnei circulating in Barcelona, Spain, elucidating their connectivity with contemporaneous Shigella spp. from other countries. Read More