High prevalence of OXA-51-type class D beta-lactamases among ceftazidime-resistant clinical isolates of Acinetobacter spp.: co-existence with OXA-58 in multiple centres


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Vahaboğlu M. H. , Budak F. , Kasap M. , Gacar G. , Torol S., Karadenizli A. , ...More

JOURNAL OF ANTIMICROBIAL CHEMOTHERAPY, vol.58, pp.537-542, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 58
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/jac/dkl273
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF ANTIMICROBIAL CHEMOTHERAPY
  • Page Numbers: pp.537-542
  • Keywords: oxacillinases, carbapenemases, pandrug resistance, NOSOCOMIAL ACINETOBACTER, PSEUDOMONAS-AERUGINOSA, IMIPENEM RESISTANCE, BAUMANNII, OXACILLINASE, STRAINS, CARBAPENEMASE, TIGECYCLINE, WIDESPREAD, OUTBREAK

Abstract

Objectives: This study was designed to demonstrate the prevalence of the newly discovered carbapenem-hydrolysing class D enzymes, OXA-51-type and OXA-58, among clinical isolates of Acinetobacter spp.