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Draft Genome Sequence of VIM-2-Producing Multidrug-Resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa ST175, an Epidemic High-Risk Clone

Author:
Viedma, Esther, Juan, Carlos, Otero, Joaquín R., Oliver, Antonio, Chaves, Fernando
Source:
Genome announcements 2013 v.1 no.2 pp. e00112-13
ISSN:
2169-8287
Subject:
Pseudomonas aeruginosa, amikacin, beta-lactams, fluoroquinolones, genome, hospitals, multiple drug resistance, nucleotide sequences, Spain
Abstract:
The VIM-2-producing multidrug-resistant high-risk clone Pseudomonas aeruginosa sequence type (ST) 175 was isolated in the setting of a large outbreak in Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre (Spain) from 2007 to 2010. This strain was resistant to all β-lactams, fluoroquinolones, and aminoglycosides, with the exception of amikacin, and has become an endemic clone in our institution.
Agid:
1176377