|YANG, YISHAN - US Department Of Agriculture (USDA)|
|SOMMERS, CHRISTOPHER - Retired ARS Employee|
|Sheen, Shiowshuh - Allen|
Submitted to: Microbiology Resource Announcements
Publication Type: Peer Reviewed Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: 11/21/2022
Publication Date: 12/7/2022
Citation: Yang, Y., Sommers, C.H., Sheen, S., Gehring, A.G., Liu, Y. 2022. Draft genomic sequence for a multidrug resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae 060517CS3-g isolated from retail ground chicken meat. Microbiology Resource Announcements. 12(1). https://doi.org/10.1128/mra.00949-22.
Interpretive Summary: Pathogenic bacteria known as Klebsiella pneumoniae are important causes of human infections, including urinary tract infections. The pathogen has also been recognized as an important foodborne pathogen. To gain an understanding of the ability of Klebsiella pneumoniae 060517CS3-g isolated from retail ground chicken meat to cause illness, the complete sequence of the DNA of this strain was determined. The genomic information from this strain will be useful for understanding the pathogenicity of K. pneumoniae 060517CS3-g and how it may disseminate, as well as for facilitating the development of novel antimicrobial therapies.
Technical Abstract: Klebsiella pneumoniae has been recognized as an important foodborne pathogen. Here, we report the draft genomic sequence for Klebsiella pneumoniae 060517CS3-g isolated from retail ground chicken meat. The sequence data show the presence of several antibiotic resistance genes, multiple plasmids, and genes that may result in hypervirulence for this strain.