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Research Article

Comparative Genomics of Multidrug Resistance in Acinetobacter baumannii

  • Pierre-Edouard Fournier mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: Pierre-Edouard.Fournier@univmed.fr (PEF); Jean-Michel.Claverie@igs.cnrs-mrs.fr (JMC)

    Affiliation: Information Génomique et Structurale, Institute for Structural Biology and Microbiology, IBSM, Marseille, France

    ¤ Current address: Unité des Rickettsies, Faculté de Médecine, Université de la Méditerranée, Marseille, France

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  • David Vallenet,

    Affiliation: Génoscope, Centre National de Séquençage and CNRS UMR8030, Evry, France

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  • Valérie Barbe,

    Affiliation: Génoscope, Centre National de Séquençage and CNRS UMR8030, Evry, France

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  • Stéphane Audic,

    Affiliation: Information Génomique et Structurale, Institute for Structural Biology and Microbiology, IBSM, Marseille, France

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  • Hiroyuki Ogata,

    Affiliation: Information Génomique et Structurale, Institute for Structural Biology and Microbiology, IBSM, Marseille, France

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  • Laurent Poirel,

    Affiliation: Département de Bactériologie-Virologie, Hôpital de Bicêtre, Le-Kremlin-Bicêtre, France

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  • Hervé Richet,

    Affiliation: Unité des Rickettsies, CNRS UMR6020, Faculté de Médecine, Université de la Méditerranée, Marseille, France

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  • Catherine Robert,

    Affiliation: Unité des Rickettsies, CNRS UMR6020, Faculté de Médecine, Université de la Méditerranée, Marseille, France

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  • Sophie Mangenot,

    Affiliation: Génoscope, Centre National de Séquençage and CNRS UMR8030, Evry, France

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  • Chantal Abergel,

    Affiliation: Information Génomique et Structurale, Institute for Structural Biology and Microbiology, IBSM, Marseille, France

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  • Patrice Nordmann,

    Affiliation: Département de Bactériologie-Virologie, Hôpital de Bicêtre, Le-Kremlin-Bicêtre, France

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  • Jean Weissenbach,

    Affiliation: Génoscope, Centre National de Séquençage and CNRS UMR8030, Evry, France

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  • Didier Raoult,

    Affiliation: Unité des Rickettsies, CNRS UMR6020, Faculté de Médecine, Université de la Méditerranée, Marseille, France

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  • Jean-Michel Claverie mail

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: Pierre-Edouard.Fournier@univmed.fr (PEF); Jean-Michel.Claverie@igs.cnrs-mrs.fr (JMC)

    Affiliation: Information Génomique et Structurale, Institute for Structural Biology and Microbiology, IBSM, Marseille, France

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  • Published: January 13, 2006
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.0020007

About the Authors

Pierre-Edouard Fournier, Stéphane Audic, Hiroyuki Ogata, Chantal Abergel, Jean-Michel Claverie
Information Génomique et Structurale, Institute for Structural Biology and Microbiology, IBSM, Marseille, France
David Vallenet, Valérie Barbe, Sophie Mangenot, Jean Weissenbach
Génoscope, Centre National de Séquençage and CNRS UMR8030, Evry, France
Laurent Poirel, Patrice Nordmann
Département de Bactériologie-Virologie, Hôpital de Bicêtre, Le-Kremlin-Bicêtre, France
Hervé Richet, Catherine Robert, Didier Raoult
Unité des Rickettsies, CNRS UMR6020, Faculté de Médecine, Université de la Méditerranée, Marseille, France

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

PEF conceived and designed the experiments. VB, SA, CR, SM, and JW performed the experiments. PEF, DV, SA, HO, LP, HR, CA, DR, and JMC analyzed the data. PEF, SA, HO, HR, PN, JW, DR, and JMC contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. PEF and JMC wrote the paper.