Colistin resistant Escherichia coli carrying mcr-1 in urban sludge samples: Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Islam, Aminul.

Rahman, Zillur.

Monira, Shirajum.

Rahman, Md. Anisur.

Camilli, Andrew.

George, Christine M.

Ahmed, Niyaz.

Alam, Munirul.


  • Abstract: Of 48 bacteria belonging to the family Enterobacteriaceae tested from urban sludge samples, one Escherichia coli isolate was resistant to colistin and possessed the resistance marker gene mcr-1 found for the first time from Bangladesh. The colistin resistant E. coli was multidrug resistant showing resistance to 11 different antibiotics tested.

    Keywords: Colistin resistant, ... read more
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