Medical Microbiology and Immunology

, Volume 178, Issue 2, pp 121–125 | Cite as

Isolation and interspecies-transfer of a plasmid from Pasteurella multocida encoding for streptomycin resistance

  • St. Schwarz
  • U. Spies
  • F. Schäfer
  • H. Blobel


A plasmid encoding streptomycin-resistance could be detected in 13 of 32 Pasteurella multocida-cultures isolated from cattle and swine. The plasmid of these cultures proved to be similar upon Southern blot hybridization. It could be transformed into Escherichia coli 490A, where it also expressed streptomycin resistance.


Escherichia Coli Streptomycin Southern Blot Blot Hybridization Southern Blot Hybridization 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • St. Schwarz
    • 1
  • U. Spies
    • 2
  • F. Schäfer
    • 3
  • H. Blobel
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Bakteriologie und Immunologie der Universität GiessenGiessenFederal Republic of Germany
  2. 2.Institut für Virologie der Universität GiessenGiessenFederal Republic of Germany
  3. 3.Staatl. Institut für Gesundheit und Umwelt, Abt. VeterinärmedizinSaarbrückenFederal Republic of Germany

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