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Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2008 Aug;61(4):468-70. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2008.03.014. Epub 2008 May 15.

Characterization of the carbapenem-hydrolyzing oxacillinase OXA-58 in an Acinetobacter phenon 6/ct13TU clinical isolate.

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Servei de Microbiologia, Centre de Diagnòstic Biomèdic, Hospital Clínic, Facultat de Medicina, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona 08036, Spain.


The bla(OXA-58) gene identified in the Acinetobacter phenon 6/ct13TU clinical isolate presented 100% homology with the same gene in Acinetobacter baumannii. Its location in a plasmid suggests that these resistance genes may be transferred from 1 species to another.

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