The prevalence of pAmpC was investigated in 534 E. cloacae, 137 S. marcescens and 104 C. freundii collected from 2005 to 2014 in China. The presence of pAmpCs was significantly linked to blaCTX-M and class 1 integron.
Background: A total of 775 consecutive non-duplicate isolates of Enterobacteriaceae (534 E. cloacae, 137 S. marcescens and 104 C. freundii) were collected from 2005 to 2014 at 34 hospitals in Anhui Province, China.
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A 43-year old man acquired acute hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection with unclear route of transmission. There were no known sexual or other risk factors for HCV acquisition. Phylogenetic analysis confirmed that the case was infected with identical genotype 1b strain. After symptomatic treatment for three weeks, the HCV was spontaneously cleared and liver function recovered.