Unusual class 1 integron-associated gene cassette configuration found in IncA/C plasmids from Salmonella enterica

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Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 2009, 53 (6), pp. 2640 - 2642
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IncA/C plasmids carrying an unusual cassette configuration in a class 1 integron and five further shared resistance genes, aacC4, aphA1, hph, sul2, and tetA(D) were found in Salmonella enterica serovars Senftenberg and Ohio. A deletion formed using a short region of homology in the 5′ conserved segment and the orfF cassette created an array with only part of orfF followed by the aadA2 cassette. The IncA/C plasmids were not recoverable by conjugation, but additional conjugative resistance plasmids were present in some strains. Copyright © 2009, American Society for Microbiology. All Rights Reserved.
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