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An overview of the mosaic bacteriocin pln loci from Lactobacillus plantarum
The pln locus responsible for bacteriocin biosynthesis in Lactobacillus plantarum C11 was first unraveled about 15 years ago and since then different strains of L. plantarum (NC8, WCFS1, J23 and J51)Expand
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Antibiotic resistance in Escherichia coli isolates obtained from animals, foods and humans in Spain.
Antibiotic resistance was investigated in 474 Escherichia coli isolates recovered from animal faeces (broilers, pigs, pets, bulls and horses), human faeces (patients and healthy volunteers) and foodExpand
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Macrolide Resistance Genes inEnterococcus spp
ABSTRACT Seventy-eight isolates of different Enterococcusspecies (E. faecalis, n = 27; E. faecium, n = 23; E. durans,n = 8; E. avium, n = 6;E. hirae, n = 9; E. gallinarum, n = 3; and E.Expand
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Prevalence of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli isolates in faecal samples of broilers.
Seventy-six faecal samples were obtained from broilers at slaughterhouse level in Portugal. Samples were inoculated on cefotaxime-supplemented Levine agar plates. Cefotaxime-resistant EscherichiaExpand
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GelJ – a tool for analyzing DNA fingerprint gel images
In this paper, we present GelJ, a feather-weight, user-friendly, platform-independent, open-source and free tool for analyzing DNA fingerprint gel images. Expand
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Characterization of CTX-M and SHV extended-spectrum beta-lactamases and associated resistance genes in Escherichia coli strains of food samples in Tunisia.
OBJECTIVES To assess the occurrence of extended-spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBLs) in Escherichia coli isolates of faecal samples of animals (n = 40) and food samples (n = 38) obtained in Tunisia inExpand
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Prevalence of broad-spectrum cephalosporin-resistant Escherichia coli isolates in food samples in Tunisia, and characterization of integrons and antimicrobial resistance mechanisms implicated.
The presence of broad-spectrum-cephalosporin-resistant Escherichia coli isolates and the implicated mechanisms of resistance were investigated in 79 food samples of animal origin obtained inExpand
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Genetic diversity of the pln locus among oenological Lactobacillus plantarum strains.
A total of 33 Lactobacillus plantarum strains obtained from grape musts and wines during alcoholic and malolactic fermentations were submitted to PCR analysis with specific primers directed to 27Expand
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Vancomycin-resistant enterococci isolated from animals and food.
One hundred and one chicken products, boiled ham and turkey cold meat were acquired from 18 different supermarkets in Spain during October 1997 to June 1998 and were analyzed for vancomycin-resistantExpand
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Characteristics of extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL)- and pAmpC beta-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae of water samples in Tunisia.
The presence of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase and plasmid-mediated AmpC beta-lactamase producing Enterobacteriaceae (ESBL-Eb and pAmpC-Eb, respectively) was analyzed in 57 wastewater and 57Expand
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