Genomic epidemiology of emerging ESBL-producing Kentucky in Europe.

Last updated on 7-7-2021 by Daisy Tysmans

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Global dissemination of ciprofloxacin-resistant Kentucky has been observed over the past decades. In recent years, there have been reports of extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL) producing . Kentucky. Routine surveillance at the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) detected cases with a ciprofloxacin-resistant . Kentucky with the ESBL-gene . Ensuing research identified 78 cases in 2013-2018 in eight European countries. Compared to other . Kentucky and non-typhoidal infections, reported to the European Surveillance System, these cases were more likely to be elderly and t…

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