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Volume 11, Number 6—June 2005

Dispatch

Global Spread of Multiple Aminoglycoside Resistance Genes

Kunikazu Yamane*, Jun-ichi Wachino*, Yohei Doi*, Hiroshi Kurokawa*, and Yoshichika Arakawa*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo, Japan

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Methylase-producing strains of 16S rRNA identified after previous study (6)

Species and strain
Type
Year of isolation
Hospital
Prefecture
Pseudomonas aeruginosa P122 RmtA 2002 A Aichi
P. aeruginosa P340 RmtA 2002 B Gifu
P. aeruginosa 02-386 RmtA 2002 C Saitama
P. aeruginosa 03-29 RmtA 2003 D Aichi
P. aeruginosa 03-230 RmtA 2003 E Shizuoka
Escherichia coli 01-139 RmtB 2001 H Yamanashi
Klebsiella pneumoniae 01-140 RmtB 2001 H Yamanashi
Klebsiella oxytoca 01-141 RmtB 2001 H Yamanashi
K. pneumoniae 01-142 RmtB 2001 H Yamanashi
E. coli C316 RmtB 2002 F Hyogo
Serratia marcescens S95 RmtB 2002 G Kohchi
K. pneumoniae 03-252 RmtB 2003 H Yamanashi
K. pneumoniae 03-518 RmtB 2003 H Yamanashi
E. coli C316-2 ArmA 2003 F Hyogo
S. marcescens ARS8 ArmA 2003 I Tochigi
Acinetobacter sp. ARS6 ArmA 2003 J Kanagawa

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