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Volume 20, Number 11—November 2014

Global Incidence of Carbapenemase-Producing Escherichia coli ST131

Gisele Peirano, Patricia Bradford, Krystyna M. Kazmierczak, Robert E. Badal, Meredith Hackel, Daryl J. Hoban, and Johann D.D. PitoutComments to Author 
Author affiliations: University of Calgary Faculty of Medicine, Calgary, Alberta, Canada (G. Peirano, J.D.D. Pitout); AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA (P.A. Bradford); International Health Management Associates, Schaumburg, Illinois, USA (K.M. Kazmierczak, R.E. Badal, M. Hackel, D.J. Hoban)

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Table 2

Escherichia coli with carbapenemases from combined Merck Study for Monitoring Antimicrobial Resistance Trends and AstraZeneca surveillance programs*

Carbapenemase (no.) Total: country (no.) ST131: country (no.)†
NDM (44)
NDM-1 (39) India (25), Vietnam (10), Serbia (1), Philippines (1), Thailand (1), China (1) Philippines (1), India (1), Thailand (1)
NDM-4 (2) India (2) None
NDM-5 (n2) Saudi Arabia (1), Kuwait (1) None
NDM-6 (n1)
India (1)
KPC (38)
KPC-2 (32) Argentina (1), Brazil (2), Colombia (9), China (5), Ecuador (2), Italy (1), Jordan (1), Panama (1), Puerto Rico (5), USA (2), Vietnam (3) Argentina (1), Colombia (5), China (4), Ecuador (1), Italy (1), Panama (1), Puerto Rico (4), USA (2), Vietnam (2)
KPC-3 (6)
Puerto Rico (1), Israel (1), USA (4)
USA (3)
OXA-48-like (30)
OXA-48 (28) Egypt (1), Jordan (1), Lebanon, (3), Morocco (2), Turkey (18), Vietnam (3), UAE (1) Jordan (1), Morocco (1), Turkey (10), UAE(1)
OXA-163 (1) Argentina (1) None
OXA-244 (1)
Tunisia (1)
IMP (2) None
IMP-1 (1) India (1) None
IMP-14 (1)
Thailand (1)
Thailand (1)
VIM-1 (2)
Italy (1), Greece (1)
Total 116 41

*NDM, New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase-1; KPC, Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase; USA, United States of America; OXA, oxacillinase; UAE, United Arab Emirates; IMP, imipenemase; VIM, Verona integron–encoded metallo-β-lactamase.
†PCR-based screening of E. coli ST131 may infrequently identify isolates that belong to the 131 Clonal Complex as ST131 and rarely misidentifies non-ST131 E. coli as ST131.

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