Recovery of a functional class 2 integron from an Escherichia coli strain mediating a urinary tract infection

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Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 2008, 52 (11), pp. 4153 - 4154
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A class 2 integron was found in an Escherichia coli isolate mediating a urinary tract infection. Unlike other class 2 integrons from pathogens, the encoded IntI2 protein was functional. The integron possessed a dfrA14 cassette, and a second novel cassette in which a lipoprotein signal peptidase gene is predicted. Copyright © 2008, American Society for Microbiology. All Rights Reserved.
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