We report 2 independent patients from whom carbapenem and ceftazidime-avibactam–resistant Enterobacter cloacae complex strains were identified. The ceftazidime-avibactam resistance was attributed to a 2–amino acid deletion in the R2 loop of AmpC β-lactamase, which concurrently caused resistance to cefepime and reduced susceptibility to cefiderocol, a novel siderophore cephalosporin.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Microbiology (medical)
- Infectious Diseases