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Multidrug-resistant Escherichia coli soft tissue infection investigated with bacterial whole genome sequencing.

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A 45-year-old man with dilated cardiomyopathy presented with acute leg pain and erythema suggestive of necrotising fasciitis. Initial surgical exploration revealed no necrosis and treatment for a soft tissue infection was started. Blood and tissue cultures unexpectedly grew a Gram-negative bacillus, subsequently identified by an automated broth microdilution phenotyping system as an extended-spectrum β-lactamase producing Escherichia coli. The patient was treated with a 3-week course of antib...

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10.1136/bcr-2014-207200

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
Role:
Author
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group
Journal:
BMJ case reports
Volume:
2014
Publication date:
2014-01-01
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EISSN:
1757-790X
Source identifiers:
488424
Language:
English
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pubs:488424
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uuid:e8f428e1-d38b-4c0a-955a-1c58960d0e9e
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pubs:488424
Deposit date:
2014-11-05

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