PRO/AH/EDR> Antibiotic resistance – USA: (PA) NDM-5 carrying E. coli, veterinary ICU

Antimicrobial resistance — United States
Stephen D. Cole, Laura Peak, Gregory H. Tyson, Renate Reimschuessel, Olgica Ceric, and Shelley C. Rankin
“We report isolation of a New Delhi metallo-B-lactamase-5-producing carbapenem-resistant _Escherichia coli_ (_E. coli_ sequence type 167 from companion animals in the United States. Reports of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in companion animals are rare. We describe a unique cluster of blaNDM-5-producing _E. coli_ in a veterinary hospital.”
“Carbapenems are