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Volume 20, Number 7—July 2014

Carbapenemase-producing Organism in Food, 2014

Joseph E. RubinComments to Author , Samantha Ekanayake, and Champika Fernando
Author affiliations: University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

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Antimicrobial drug susceptibility of a VIM-2 producing Pseudomonas fluorescens–like organism isolated from food (squid), Saskatoon, Canada, January 2014

Antimicrobial drug MIC
Ampicilin >32
Amoxicillin + clavulanic acid >32
Cefoxitin >32
Ceftiofur >8
Ceftriaxone >64
Azithromycin 16
Chloramphenicol 16
Tetracycline ≤4
Naladixic acid 16
Ciprofloxacin 0.06
Gentamicin ≤0.25
Kanamycin 16
Streptomycin ≤32
Sulfisoxazole 32
Trimethoprim + sulfamethoxazole 0.5
Ertapenem* >32
Tigecycline* 0.125
Colistin* 3

*MICs determined by Etest; all others were determined by broth microdilution.

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