Complete Genome Sequence of a Colistin-Resistant Uropathogenic Escherichia coli Sequence Type 131 fimH22 Strain Harboring mcr-1 on an IncHI2 Plasmid, Isolated in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Saudi Journal of Gastroenterology
Alghoribi MF1,2,3,4, Doumith M5,2,3, Upton M4, Al Johani SM2,6, Alzayer M5, Woodford N3, Ellington MJ3, Balkhy HH5,2,7.
1 Infectious Diseases Research Department, King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Alghoribima@ngha.med.sa.
2 King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
3 National Infection Service, Public Health England, London, United Kingdom.
4 Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, United Kingdom.
5 Infectious Diseases Research Department, King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
6 Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
7 Infection Prevention and Control Department, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
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We report the complete genome sequence of a colistin-resistant strain of uropathogenic Escherichia coli, isolated in January 2013 at King Abdulaziz Medical City (KAMC), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The isolate (named SA186) was sequence type 131 (ST131) and belonged to serotype O25b-H4 and clade B (fimH22).