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Euro Surveill. 2013 Nov 14;18(46). pii: 20632.

Salmonella enterica serotype Paratyphi A carrying CTX-M-15 type extended-spectrum beta-lactamase isolated from a Japanese traveller returning from India, Japan, July 2013.

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Disease Control and Prevention Center, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Tokyo, Japan.

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Emerging drug resistance in Salmonella Typhi and S. Paratyphi is a substantial public health concern. We report what appears to be the first case and isolation of multidrug resistant S. Paratyphi A carrying CTXM-15-type extended-spectrum beta-lactamase from a Japanese traveller returning from India.

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