The arrival in the U.S. of plasmid-mediated resistance to colistin antibiotics, a last line of defense against many gram-negative bacilli, and a quorum sensing system in a eukaryote are topics of this episode hosted by Vincent, Michael, and Michele.
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Audio player thumbnail image: Etest used to determine the minimum inhibitory concentration of an antibiotic for a particular bacterium.
Links for this episode
- E. coli with mcr-1 on a plasmid in the US (AAC)
- Emergence of plasmid mediated colistin resistance in China (The Lancet)
- Major breach in last line of defense (The Lancet)
- Resistance plasmid families in Enterobacteriaceae (AAC)
- EUCAST MIC breakpoints (ClinCalc)
- Role of ASM in microbial resistance one, two (bLogphase)
- Quorum sensing in fungi (Cell Host Microbe)
- Image credit
- Letters read on TWiM 129
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