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Emergence and spread of vancomycin resistance among enterococci in Europe
Nowadays, six types of acquired vancomycin resistance in enterococci are known; however, only VanA and to a lesser extent VanB are widely prevalent. Various genes encode acquired vancomycinExpand
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Insight into antimicrobial susceptibility and population structure of contemporary human Enterococcus faecalis isolates from Europe.
OBJECTIVES To investigate antimicrobial susceptibility and clonal relatedness of Enterococcus faecalis human isolates recovered recently (2006-09) in six European countries. METHODS AntimicrobialExpand
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Emergence and spread of vancomycin resistance among enterococci in Europe.
Nowadays, six types of acquired vancomycin resistance in enterococci are known; however, only VanA and to a lesser extent VanB are widely prevalent. Various genes encode acquired vancomycinExpand
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Molecular Survey of β-Lactamases Conferring Resistance to Newer β-Lactams in Enterobacteriaceae Isolates from Polish Hospitals
ABSTRACT The first national survey of resistance to newer β-lactams in nosocomial populations of Enterobacteriaceae in Poland was performed. The study covered all nonrepetitive enterobacterialExpand
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Characteristics of Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae, and Moraxella catarrhalis Isolated from the Nasopharynges of Asymptomatic Children and Molecular Analysis of S. pneumoniae and H.
ABSTRACT Nasopharyngeal carriage of Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae, and Moraxella catarrhalis in 226 children in different settings (in a crèche [day care center], in an orphanage,Expand
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A rapid increase in macrolide resistance in Streptococcus pyogenes isolated in Poland during 1996-2002.
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to investigate Polish clinical isolates of Streptococcus pyogenes collected during a 7 year period using phenotypic and genotypic techniques. METHODS A total ofExpand
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Update on prevalence and mechanisms of resistance to linezolid, tigecycline and daptomycin in enterococci in Europe: Towards a common nomenclature.
Vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) are important nosocomial pathogens. Invasive VRE infections are difficult to treat since common therapeutic options including ampicillin and glycopeptides oftenExpand
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Population structure, virulence factors and resistance determinants of invasive, non-invasive and colonizing Streptococcus agalactiae in Poland.
OBJECTIVES To analyse Streptococcus agalactiae (group B Streptococcus; GBS) isolates collected in Poland from various human infections and carriage in respect of their clonality, distribution ofExpand
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Two Different Extended-Spectrum β-Lactamases (ESBLs) in One of the First ESBL-Producing Salmonella Isolates in Poland
ABSTRACT Two extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL)-producing salmonella isolates, Salmonellaenterica serovar Enteritidis and Salmonellaenterica serovar Typhimurium, were analyzed. Both isolatesExpand
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Linezolid resistance genes and genetic elements enhancing their dissemination in enterococci and streptococci.
  • E. Sadowy
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Plasmid
  • 1 September 2018
Linezolid is considered a last resort drug in treatment of severe infections caused by Gram-positive pathogens, resistant to other antibiotics, such as vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE),Expand
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