Complete genome sequence of the epidemic and highly virulent CTX-M-15-producing H30-Rx subclone of Escherichia coli ST131

Paal S. Andersen, Marc Stegger, Maliha Aziz, Tania Contente-Cuomo, Henry S. Gibbons, Paul Keim, Evgeni V. Sokurenko, James R. Johnson, Lance B. Price

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Abstract

We report the complete genome sequence, including five complete plasmid sequences, of Escherichia coli ST131 isolate JJ1886. The isolate was obtained in 2007 in the United States from a patient with fatal urosepsis and belongs to the virulent, CTX-M-15-producing H30-Rx sublineage.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numbere00988-13
JournalGenome Announcements
Volume1
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - 2013

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
This material is based upon work supported by the Office of Research and Development, Medical Research Service, Department of Veterans Affairs, grant 1 I01 CX000192 01 (to J.R.J.); NIH grant RC4-AI092828 (to E.V.S. and J.R.J.); the TGen Foundation (to L.B.P. and M.A.); the Statens Serum Institut (to P.S.A. and M.S.); the Augustinus Fonden (to P.S.A.); USAMRMCgrant W81XWH-10-1-0753 (to L.B.P.); and the Transformational Medical Technologies Initiative of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency project no. CB2847 (to H.S.G.). Patricia Stogsdill, Lonny Yarmus, Rob Owens, John Quinn, and Karen Lolans facilitated provision of E. coli JJ1886 and associated clinical data. Opinions presented here are those of the authors and do not represent the official policy or position of the U.S. Government or any of its agencies. This work has been cleared for public release.

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© 2013 Andersen et al.

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