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Brazilian Journal of Microbiology

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Abstract

GUSATTI, Carolina de Souza et al. First occurrence of blaOXA-58 in Acinetobacter baumannii isolated from a clinical sample in Southern Brazil. Braz. J. Microbiol. [online]. 2012, vol.43, n.1, pp. 243-246. ISSN 1517-8382.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1517-83822012000100027.

This is the first report of an Acinetobacter baumannii from clinical origin carrying the blaOXA-58 gene in Brazil. The isolate included in this study was from a patient during an outbreak in Porto Alegre, RS, Southern Brazil, in 2007. It was resistant to most of the beta-lactams tested, it has also the blaOXA-65 gene and the ISAba1 sequence located upstream to both  blaOXA genes detected and it has a MIC of imipenem of 64 μg/mL.

Keywords : blaOXA-58; ISAba1; blaOXA-65; carbapenemases; Acinetobacter baumannii.

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