New qnr gene cassettes associated with superintegron repeats in Vibrio cholerae O1

  • Fonseca É
  • Freitas F
  • Vieira V
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A novel qnr determinant emerged in ciprofloxacin-resistant Vibrio cholerae O1 from the Amazon region of Brazil. This qnrVC1 was in a typical class 1 integron. Its attC showed 89% identity with V. parahaemolyticus superintegron repeats. Analysis showed V. cholerae O1 carrying qnrVC2 associated with a V. cholerae superintegron repeat.

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  • Érica L. Fonseca

  • Fernanda Dos Santos Freitas

  • Verônica V. Vieira

  • Ana C P Vicente

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