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Identification of a novel transposon-associated phosphoethanolamine transferase gene, mcr-5, conferring colistin resistance in d-tartrate fermenting Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica serovar Paratyphi B

The publication describes the identification of a hitherto unknown mobile gene (mcr-5) which causes colistin resistance in salmonella.

The article was published in the Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy.

Identification of a novel transposon-associated phosphoethanolamine transferase gene, mcr-5, conferring colistin resistance in d-tartrate fermenting Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica serovar Paratyphi B
Maria Borowiak, Jennie Fischer, Jens A. Hammerl, Rene S. Hendriksen, Istvan Szabo, Burkhard Malorny

Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, dkx327,
Published: 18 September 2017
doi:10.1093/jac/dkx327

https://doi.org/10.1093/jac/dkx327

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