First Description of mcr-1-Mediated Colistin Resistance in Human Infections Caused by Escherichia coli in Latin America.

@article{Rapoport2016FirstDO,
  title={First Description of mcr-1-Mediated Colistin Resistance in Human Infections Caused by Escherichia coli in Latin America.},
  author={Melina J Rapoport and Diego F Faccone and Fernando G. Pasteran and Paola G Ceriana and Ezequiel Albornoz and Alejandro Petroni and Alejandra C Corso},
  journal={Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy},
  year={2016},
  volume={60 7},
  pages={4412-3}
}
Yi-Yun Liu and colleagues recently reported the emergence of plasmid-mediated colistin resistance in China, raising great concern around the world (1–5). The mcr-1 gene was originally detected in commensal Escherichia coli from pigs but was immediately associated with other Enterobacteriaceae species of farm animal, meat, and human origins (1–5). A previous… CONTINUE READING