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Table 1 Multidrug resistant bacteria observed in the community (Duin and Paterson 2016)

From: Slime molds as a valuable source of antimicrobial agents

Multidrug resistant (MDR) phenotype Epidemiologic setting of community-onset infections Major antibiotics resistance mechanisms
Methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) Household colonization; farm animal exposure (emerging) mecA, mecC
Vancomycin-resistant Enterococci (VRE) Typically health care-associated vanA, vanB
Carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii (CRAB) Extremely rare Carbapenemases
Multi-drug resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa Extremely rare Extended-spectrum beta-lactamases, carbapenemases, and efflux systems
Extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL)-producing Enterobacteriaceae Endemic in Asia; in low-prevalence areas travel to Asia Extended-spectrum beta-lactamases, and efflux systems
Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) Rare at present; emerging in India and China Carbapenemases