First report of IMI-1-producing colistin-resistant Enterobacter clinical isolate in Ireland, March 2013.

  • Teck Wee Boo, N O'Connell, +6 authors N Woodford
  • Published 2013 in
    Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les…
We report the first case in Ireland of an IMI-1 carbapenemase-producing Enterobacter asburiae, which was resistant to both colistin and fosfomycin. The circumstances under which this isolate was acquired were unclear. Several reports of IMI-producing Enterobacter spp. have emerged in recent years, and colistin resistance in Enterobacteriaceae is also… (More)