The first detection of CTX-M-14 extended-spectrum β-lactamase among diverse β-lactamase-producing Proteus mirabilis clinical isolates

Dongeun Yong, Young Sik Lim, Kyoung Ho Roh, Yeoung Seon Choi, Doe Young Park, Jong Hwa Yum, June Myung Kim, Kyungwon Lee, Yunsop Chong

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Abstract

CTX-M-14- and -2-like extended-spectrum β-lactamases were detected in 5 and 1 Proteus mirabilis isolates, respectively, among 92 nonduplicate strains tested from December 2002 to September 2003. This is the first report of the CTX-M-14 enzyme in P. mirabilis to the best of our knowledge and suggests that the CTX-M-type enzyme is gradually spreading to this species. blaTEM, blaSHV-1, and/or blaOXA-10 alleles were also detected in 35 ampicillin-resistant isolates tested.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)237-239
Number of pages3
JournalDiagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease
Volume54
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Mar

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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