Fate of CMY-2-Encoding Plasmids Introduced into the Human Fecal Microbiota by Exogenous Escherichia coli

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Fate of CMY-2-Encoding Plasmids Introduced into the Human Fecal Microbiota by Exogenous Escherichia coli. / Anjum, Mehreen; Madsen, Jonas Stenløkke; Nesme, Joseph; Jana, Bimal; Wiese, Maria; Jasinskyte, Dziuginta; Nielsen, Dennis Sandris; Sørensen, Søren Johannes; Dalsgaard, Anders; Moodley, Arshnee; Bortolaia, Valeria; Guardabassi, Luca.

In: Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Vol. 63, No. 5, e02528-18, 2019.

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Anjum, M, Madsen, JS, Nesme, J, Jana, B, Wiese, M, Jasinskyte, D, Nielsen, DS, Sørensen, SJ, Dalsgaard, A, Moodley, A, Bortolaia, V & Guardabassi, L 2019, 'Fate of CMY-2-Encoding Plasmids Introduced into the Human Fecal Microbiota by Exogenous Escherichia coli', Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, vol. 63, no. 5, e02528-18. https://doi.org/10.1128/AAC.02528-18

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Anjum, M., Madsen, J. S., Nesme, J., Jana, B., Wiese, M., Jasinskyte, D., ... Guardabassi, L. (2019). Fate of CMY-2-Encoding Plasmids Introduced into the Human Fecal Microbiota by Exogenous Escherichia coli. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 63(5), [e02528-18]. https://doi.org/10.1128/AAC.02528-18

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Anjum M, Madsen JS, Nesme J, Jana B, Wiese M, Jasinskyte D et al. Fate of CMY-2-Encoding Plasmids Introduced into the Human Fecal Microbiota by Exogenous Escherichia coli. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 2019;63(5). e02528-18. https://doi.org/10.1128/AAC.02528-18

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Anjum, Mehreen ; Madsen, Jonas Stenløkke ; Nesme, Joseph ; Jana, Bimal ; Wiese, Maria ; Jasinskyte, Dziuginta ; Nielsen, Dennis Sandris ; Sørensen, Søren Johannes ; Dalsgaard, Anders ; Moodley, Arshnee ; Bortolaia, Valeria ; Guardabassi, Luca. / Fate of CMY-2-Encoding Plasmids Introduced into the Human Fecal Microbiota by Exogenous Escherichia coli. In: Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. 2019 ; Vol. 63, No. 5.

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title = "Fate of CMY-2-Encoding Plasmids Introduced into the Human Fecal Microbiota by Exogenous Escherichia coli",
abstract = "The gut is a hot spot for transfer of antibiotic resistance genes from ingested exogenous bacteria to the indigenous microbiota. The objective of this study was to determine the fate of two nearly identical blaCMY-2-harboring plasmids introduced into the human fecal microbiota by two Escherichia coli strains isolated from a human and from poultry meat. The chromosome and the CMY-2-encoding plasmid of both strains were labeled with distinct fluorescent markers (mCherry and green fluorescent protein [GFP]), allowing fluorescence-activated cell sorting (FACS)-based tracking of the strain and the resident bacteria that have acquired its plasmid. Each strain was introduced into an established in vitro gut model (CoMiniGut) inoculated with individual feces from ten healthy volunteers. Fecal samples collected 2, 6, and 24 h after strain inoculation were analyzed by FACS and plate counts. Although the human strain survived better than the poultry meat strain, both strains transferred their plasmids to the fecal microbiota at concentrations as low as 102 CFU/ml. Strain survival and plasmid transfer varied significantly depending on inoculum concentration and individual fecal microbiota. Identification of transconjugants by 16S rRNA gene sequencing and matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization–time of flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF MS) revealed that the plasmids were predominantly acquired by Enterobacteriaceae species, such as E. coli and Hafnia alvei. Our experimental data demonstrate that exogenous E. coli of human or animal origin can readily transfer CMY-2-encoding IncI1 plasmids to the human fecal microbiota. Small amounts of the exogenous strain are sufficient to ensure plasmid transfer if the strain is able to survive the gastric environment.",
keywords = "CoMiniGut model, Escherichia coli, IncI1, cephalosporin",
author = "Mehreen Anjum and Madsen, {Jonas Stenl{\o}kke} and Joseph Nesme and Bimal Jana and Maria Wiese and Dziuginta Jasinskyte and Nielsen, {Dennis Sandris} and S{\o}rensen, {S{\o}ren Johannes} and Anders Dalsgaard and Arshnee Moodley and Valeria Bortolaia and Luca Guardabassi",
year = "2019",
doi = "10.1128/AAC.02528-18",
language = "English",
volume = "63",
journal = "Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy",
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AU - Madsen, Jonas Stenløkke

AU - Nesme, Joseph

AU - Jana, Bimal

AU - Wiese, Maria

AU - Jasinskyte, Dziuginta

AU - Nielsen, Dennis Sandris

AU - Sørensen, Søren Johannes

AU - Dalsgaard, Anders

AU - Moodley, Arshnee

AU - Bortolaia, Valeria

AU - Guardabassi, Luca

PY - 2019

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N2 - The gut is a hot spot for transfer of antibiotic resistance genes from ingested exogenous bacteria to the indigenous microbiota. The objective of this study was to determine the fate of two nearly identical blaCMY-2-harboring plasmids introduced into the human fecal microbiota by two Escherichia coli strains isolated from a human and from poultry meat. The chromosome and the CMY-2-encoding plasmid of both strains were labeled with distinct fluorescent markers (mCherry and green fluorescent protein [GFP]), allowing fluorescence-activated cell sorting (FACS)-based tracking of the strain and the resident bacteria that have acquired its plasmid. Each strain was introduced into an established in vitro gut model (CoMiniGut) inoculated with individual feces from ten healthy volunteers. Fecal samples collected 2, 6, and 24 h after strain inoculation were analyzed by FACS and plate counts. Although the human strain survived better than the poultry meat strain, both strains transferred their plasmids to the fecal microbiota at concentrations as low as 102 CFU/ml. Strain survival and plasmid transfer varied significantly depending on inoculum concentration and individual fecal microbiota. Identification of transconjugants by 16S rRNA gene sequencing and matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization–time of flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF MS) revealed that the plasmids were predominantly acquired by Enterobacteriaceae species, such as E. coli and Hafnia alvei. Our experimental data demonstrate that exogenous E. coli of human or animal origin can readily transfer CMY-2-encoding IncI1 plasmids to the human fecal microbiota. Small amounts of the exogenous strain are sufficient to ensure plasmid transfer if the strain is able to survive the gastric environment.

AB - The gut is a hot spot for transfer of antibiotic resistance genes from ingested exogenous bacteria to the indigenous microbiota. The objective of this study was to determine the fate of two nearly identical blaCMY-2-harboring plasmids introduced into the human fecal microbiota by two Escherichia coli strains isolated from a human and from poultry meat. The chromosome and the CMY-2-encoding plasmid of both strains were labeled with distinct fluorescent markers (mCherry and green fluorescent protein [GFP]), allowing fluorescence-activated cell sorting (FACS)-based tracking of the strain and the resident bacteria that have acquired its plasmid. Each strain was introduced into an established in vitro gut model (CoMiniGut) inoculated with individual feces from ten healthy volunteers. Fecal samples collected 2, 6, and 24 h after strain inoculation were analyzed by FACS and plate counts. Although the human strain survived better than the poultry meat strain, both strains transferred their plasmids to the fecal microbiota at concentrations as low as 102 CFU/ml. Strain survival and plasmid transfer varied significantly depending on inoculum concentration and individual fecal microbiota. Identification of transconjugants by 16S rRNA gene sequencing and matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization–time of flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF MS) revealed that the plasmids were predominantly acquired by Enterobacteriaceae species, such as E. coli and Hafnia alvei. Our experimental data demonstrate that exogenous E. coli of human or animal origin can readily transfer CMY-2-encoding IncI1 plasmids to the human fecal microbiota. Small amounts of the exogenous strain are sufficient to ensure plasmid transfer if the strain is able to survive the gastric environment.

KW - CoMiniGut model

KW - Escherichia coli

KW - IncI1

KW - cephalosporin

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DO - 10.1128/AAC.02528-18

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JO - Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy

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SN - 0066-4804

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