MDR Shigella sonnei in Spain: an ever-evolving emerging threat?
Seven CTX-M-27-producing Shigella sonnei strains were isolated at the University Hospital Virgen del Rocío (Seville, Spain) microbiology service from October to November 2021.
This study confirms the emergence of CTX-M-27-producing S. sonnei (ST152) associated with MSM transmission in Spain, adding it to the Europe outbreak list and reinforcing the necessity of active surveillance and control of this high-risk clone.
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