Periódicos Brasileiros em Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia

p. 477-480

Frequency of plasmid-mediated AmpC in Enterobacteriaceae isolated in a Brazilian Teaching Hospital

H. Campana, EloizaP. Barbosa, PaulaC.C. Fehlberg, LorenaC. Gales, Ana

In Brazil, the presence of plasmid-mediated AmpC (pAmpC)-producing isolates has been sporadically reported. We evaluated the frequency of pAmpC among 133 Enterobacteriaceae clinical isolates. The blaCMY-2-like gene was detected in a single Klebsiella pneumoniae isolate. In our study, the pAmpC frequency was very low as previously reported.(AU)

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