PER-1 type beta-lactamase production in Acinetobacter baumannii is related to cell adhesion


Sechi L., Karadenizli A., Derlu A., Zanetti S., Kolayli F. , Balikci E., ...More

MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR, vol.10, no.6, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Title of Journal : MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR

Abstract

Background: Recently, the dissemination of ESBL (PER-1) among Acinetobacter isolates was reported in Turkish hospitals. We investigated the presence and the association of various virulence determinants in 20 Acinetobacter baumannii isolates, of which 13 were blaPER-1 positive.