Investigation of Escherichia coli Harboring the mcr-1 Resistance Gene — Connecticut, 2016 | MMWR
|MMWR Early Release|
September 9, 2016
|Investigation of Escherichia coli Harboring the mcr-1 Resistance Gene — Connecticut, 2016|
Amber M. Vasquez, MD; Noelisa Montero, MPH; Mark Laughlin, DVM; et al.
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 2016;65(Early Release)
In July 2016, the Pathogen Detection System at the National Center for
Biotechnology Information identified mcr-1 in the whole genome sequence
of an E. coli isolate from a Connecticut patient; this is the fourth isolate from
a U.S. patient to contain the mcr-1 gene. No transmission beyond the index
patient or persistent environmental contamination were identified, and the
patient was transiently colonized.