Extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing and carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae.

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Extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing and carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae.

Microb Genom. 2018 07;4(7):

Authors: Wilson H, Török ME

Abstract
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a global public-health emergency, which threatens the advances made by modern medical care over the past century. The World Health Organization has recently published a global priority list of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, which includes extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae and carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae. In this review, we highlight the mechanisms of resistance and the genomic epidemiology of these organisms, and the impact of AMR.

PMID: 30035710 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]