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Rapid detection of polymyxin-resistant Enterobacteriaceae from blood cultures

Enterobacterial strains resistant to extended-spectrum cephalosporins, carbapenems, aminoglycosides, fluoroquinolones are increasingly reported increasingly reported worldwide. Those strains remain mostly susceptible to polymyxins such as colistin. Polymyxins  that are old antibiotics have been used until recently mostly in