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β-Lactamases in Ampicillin-Resistant Escherichia coli Isolates from Foods, Humans, and Healthy Animals
ABSTRACT TEM-, SHV-, and OXA-type β-lactamases were studied by PCR with 124 ampicillin-resistant (AMPr) Escherichia coli isolates recovered from foods of animal origin (n = 20) and feces of humans (nExpand
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Detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus ST398 in food samples of animal origin in Spain.
Sir, Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) strains belonging to clonal lineage sequence type (ST) 398 are being reported at an increasing frequency in Europe. This new MRSA type has beenExpand
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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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High tolerance of wild Lactobacillus plantarum and Oenococcus oeni strains to lyophilisation and stress environmental conditions of acid pH and ethanol.
A total of 76 Lactobacillus plantarum and Oenococcus oeni wild strains were recovered from traditionally elaborated Spanish red wines and were investigated with respect to their response to acid pH,Expand
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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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Coculture-inducible bacteriocin activity of Lactobacillus plantarum strain J23 isolated from grape must.
Detection and characterization of bacteriocin production by Lactobacillus plantarum strain J23, recovered from a grape must sample in Spain, have been carried out. Bacteriocin activity was degradedExpand
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Design and Evaluation of PCR Primers for Analysis of Bacterial Populations in Wine by Denaturing Gradient Gel Electrophoresis
ABSTRACT Denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis (DGGE) of PCR-amplified ribosomal DNA (rDNA) is routinely used to compare levels of diversity of microbial communities and to monitor populationExpand
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Characterization of antibiotic resistance genes and virulence factors in faecal enterococci of wild animals in Portugal.
Antibiotic susceptibility was tested in 140 non-selected enterococci (73 Enterococcus faecalis, 45 E. faecium and 22 of other species) recovered from faecal samples of 77 wild animals in Portugal.Expand
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Detection, molecular characterization, and clonal diversity of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus CC398 and CC97 in Spanish slaughter pigs of different age groups.
The objective of this study was to determine the frequency of nasal carriage of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in slaughter pigs, to characterize the recovered isolates, and toExpand
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Antimicrobial activity of nisin against Oenococcus oeni and other wine bacteria.
Nisin is a bacteriocin used against food spoilage bacteria. Sulphur dioxide is a potent antioxidant as well as an antimicrobial agent widely used in the wine industry. In this study we describe theExpand
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