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The Sudden Dominance of blaCTX–M Harbouring Plasmids in Shigella spp. Circulating in Southern Vietnam

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BACKGROUND: Plasmid mediated antimicrobial resistance in the Enterobacteriaceae is a global problem. The rise of CTX-M class extended spectrum beta lactamases (ESBLs) has been well documented in industrialized countries. Vietnam is representative of a typical transitional middle income country where the spectrum of infectious diseases combined with the spread of drug resistance is shifting and bringing new healthcare challenges. METHODOLOGY: We collected hospital admission data from the pedia...

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Peer review status:
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Publisher:
Public Library of Science
Journal:
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases More from this journal
Volume:
4
Issue:
6
Pages:
e702
Publication date:
2010-06-08
Acceptance date:
2010-04-08
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EISSN:
1935-2735
ISSN:
1935-2727
Language:
English
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uuid:cd08a68f-32ed-48c8-8368-97131d1621d7
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pubs:65293
Source identifiers:
65293
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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