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Appl Environ Microbiol. Jan 1996; 62(1): 269–270.
PMCID: PMC167794
Transferable erythromycin resistance in Listeria spp. isolated from food.
M C Roberts, B Facinelli, E Giovanetti, and P E Varaldo
Department of Pathobiology, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA.
An erythromycin-resistant (Emr) Listeria innocua and an Emr Listeria monocytogenes isolate both carried ermC genes, which code for rRNA methylases. The ermC genes were transferable by conjugation to recipient L. monocytogenes, Listeria ivanovii, and Enterococcus faecalis but did not appear to be associated with conjugative plasmids.
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