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Volume 18, Number 3—March 2012

Letter

Escherichia coli Producing CMY-2 β-Lactamase in Retail Chicken, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Yoon Soo Park, Jennifer M. Adams-Haduch, Jesabel I. Rivera, Scott R. Curry, Lee H. Harrison, and Yohei DoiComments to Author 
Author affiliations: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA (Y.S. Park, J.M. Adams-Haduch, J.I. Rivera, S.R. Curry, L.H. Harrison, Y. Doi); University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health and School of Medicine, Pittsburgh (L.H. Harrison); Gachon University Gil Hospital, Incheon, South Korea (Y.S. Park)

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Characteristics of 9 cephalosporin-resistant Escherichia coli isolates in retail meat, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA*

Sample no. Origin Phylogenetic group Susceptibility
CTX FOX FEP CIP GEN TET
FD13 Chicken (ground) D R I S S S S
FD14 Pork (sausage) A R R S S S R
FD42 Chicken (sausage) B2 R R S S S S
FD44 Chicken (thigh) A R R S S S S
FD45 Turkey (sausage) A R R S S R R
FD56 Chicken (sausage) D R R S S S S
FD63 Chicken (sausage) A R R S S S S
FD72 Chicken (sausage) A R R S S S R
FD95 Chicken (liver) A R I S S S S

*All isolates were CMY-2 type. CTX, cefotaxime; FOX, cefoxitin; FEP, cefepime; CIP, ciprofloxacin; GEN, gentamicin; TET, tetracycline; R, resistant; I, intermediate; S, susceptible.

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