A fluoroquinolone-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii without the quinolone resistance-determining region mutations.

Recently another MITE-like structure, called the integron mobilization unit (IMU), has been described flanking a defective class 1 integron harbouring a carbapenem resistance gene, blaGES-5, in a clinical Enterobacter cloacae strain. Although the IMU sequence is not related to the MITE reported in our study, IMU-based mobilization of the integron could be… CONTINUE READING