Detection and characterization of pCT-like plasmid vectors for blaCTX-M-14 in Escherichia coli isolates from humans, turkeys and cattle in England and Wales

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  • M O Stokes
  • J L Cottell
  • G Wu
  • M Wootton
  • D J Mevius
  • L P Randall
  • C J Teale
  • M D Fielder
  • N G Coldham

Colleges, School and Institutes


To detect and characterize Escherichia coli strains and pCT-like plasmids implicated in the dissemination of the CTX-M-14 gene in animals and humans, in England and Wales.


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1639-44
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2012


  • Animals, Cattle, Cattle Diseases, DNA Fingerprinting, DNA, Bacterial, Electrophoresis, Gel, Pulsed-Field, England, Escherichia coli, Escherichia coli Infections, Great Britain, Humans, Plasmids, Polymerase Chain Reaction, Poultry Diseases, Turkeys, Virulence Factors, Wales, beta-Lactamases