New Delhi Metallo-β-Lactamase-5–Producing Escherichia coli in Companion Animals, United States

  11 January 2020

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.

Further reading: CDC
Author(s): Stephen D. Cole, Laura Peak, Gregory H. Tyson, Renate Reimschuessel, Olgica Ceric, and Shelley C. Ranki
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