J Hosp Infect 2021 Apr 13. Epub 2021 Apr 13.
Institute of Microbiology and Infection, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK, B15 2TT; Public Health England Laboratory, University Hospitals Birmingham, Heartlands Hospital, Bordesley Green East, Birmingham, UK, B9 5SS; Department of Medical Microbiology, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Foresterhill Road, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZN.
Background: The global prevalence of ESBL-producing Escherichia coli is rising and is dominated by bla spread by plasmids. Travellers to South Asia from Western Europe have high rates of acquisition of faecal CTX-M-producing E. coli (CTX-M-EC). Read More