Outbreak by meropenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa producing IMP-6 metallo-β-lactamase in a Korean hospital

Nam Hee Ryoo, Kyungwon Lee, Jong Baeck Lim, Yong Hwan Lee, Il Kwon Bae, Seok Hoon Jeong

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Abstract

Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates containing the blaIMP-6 gene were recovered from 5 patients hospitalized at a tertiary-care hospital in Korea. The blaIMP-6 gene was in a class 1 integron containing 5 different insert gene cassettes. All of the isolates showed identical pattern in SpeI macrorestriction analysis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)115-117
Number of pages3
JournalDiagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease
Volume63
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009 Jan

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Funding Information:
This work was supported by the Korea Foundation for International Cooperation of Science and Technology (KICOS) through a grant provided by the Korean Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) in 2006 (grant number M60606000001-06A0600-00140) and the Korea Research Foundation Grant funded by the Korean Government (MOEHRD, Basic Research Promotion Fund) (KRF-2006-E00455).

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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