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Genomic characterisation of Klebsiella michiganensis co-producing OXA-181 and NDM-1 carbapenemases isolated from a cancer patient in uMgungundlovu District, KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa

R C Founou, L L Founou, M Allam, A Ismail, S Y Essack

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R C Founou, Antimicrobial Research Unit, College of Health Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa; and Department of Clinical Microbiology, Centre of Expertise and Biological Diagnostic of Cameroon, Yaoundé, Cameroon

L L Founou, Antimicrobial Research Unit, College of Health Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa; and Department of Food Safety and Environmental Microbiology, Centre of Expertise and Biological Diagnostic of Cameroon, Yaoundé, Cameroon

M Allam, Sequencing Core Facility, National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa

A Ismail, Sequencing Core Facility, National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa

S Y Essack, Antimicrobial Research Unit, College of Health Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa

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Keywords

Whole-genome sequencing; Carbapenemases; OXA-181; Metallo-beta-lactamase; Klebsiella michiganensis; Faecal carriage

Cite this article

South African Medical Journal 2019;109(1):7-8. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.2018.v109i1.13696

Article History

Date submitted: 2018-12-13
Date published: 2018-12-13

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