New Delhi Metallo-β-Lactamase-5–Producing Escherichia coli in Companion Animals, United States
CDC reports isolation of a New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase-5–producing carbapenem-resistant Escherichia coli sequence type 167 from companion animals in the United States. Reports of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in companion animals are rare. They describe a unique cluster of blaNDM-5–producing E. coli in a veterinary hospital.
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