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Volume 25, Number 8—August 2019
Research Letter

Multidrug-Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae ST307 in Traveler Returning from Puerto Rico to Dominican Republic

Rita Rojas, Nenad Macesic, Gilda Tolari, Anel Guzman, and Anne-Catrin UhlemannComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Hospital General Plaza de la Salud, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (R. Rojas, G. Tolari, A. Guzman); Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (N. Macesic); Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York, USA (N. Macesic, A.-C. Uhlemann)

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Maximum-likelihood phylogenetic tree of geographically diverse Klebsiella pneumoniae sequence type 307 isolates based on 860 concatenated single-nucleotide polymorphisms, extracted from an alignment length of 5,248,133 bp. Bold indicates isolate from a traveler from Puerto Rico to the Dominican Republic (this study). Asterisk (*) indicates an isolate recovered from a patient admitted to a hospital in Puerto Rico during the same year as the case-patient in this study (4). bla gene types (KPC, CTX

Figure. Maximum-likelihood phylogenetic tree of geographically diverse Klebsiella pneumoniae sequence type 307 isolates based on 860 concatenated single-nucleotide polymorphisms, extracted from an alignment length of 5,248,133 bp. Bold indicates isolate from a traveler from Puerto Rico to the Dominican Republic (this study). Asterisk (*) indicates an isolate recovered from a patient admitted to a hospital in Puerto Rico during the same year as the case-patient in this study (4). bla gene types (KPC, CTX-M) are indicated. Scale bar indicates nucleotide substitutions per site. NA, not applicable.

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