oa South African Medical Journal - Extended-spectrum beta-lactamaseproducing Escherichia coli harbouring mcr-1 gene isolated from pigs in South Africa - correspondence

Volume 108 Number 10
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



To the Editor: Extended-spectrum betalactamase- producing Enterobacteriaceae (ESBL-PE) produce enzymes that confer resistance to penicillins, cephalosporins and monobactams.[1] ESBL-PE represent a global concern in humans, in animals and in the environment and have therefore been recognised as pathogens of critical priority. [2]

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