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VIM-1, VIM-2, and GES-5 Carbapenemases Among Pseudomonas aeruginosa Isolates at a Tertiary Hospital in Istanbul, Turkey.
Investigation of carbapenemase production in carbAPenem-resistant P. aeruginosa isolates recovered from clinical specimens in a tertiary hospital in Turkey found the presence of VIM-1, V IM-2, and GES-5 type carbapanemases in P.aeruginose isolates was demonstrated for the first time in this study.
Evaluation of the Carbapenem Inactivation Method for Detection of Carbapenemase-Producing Gram-Negative Bacteria in Comparison with the RAPIDEC CARBA NP.
Although RAPIDEC CARBA NP is a more rapid and reliable method, the CIM test may represent a useful tool for microbiology laboratories due to its simplicity and availability at any laboratory with low cost.
Comparison of Carba NP-Direct, Carbapenem Inactivation Method, and β-CARBA Tests for Detection of Carbapenemase Production in Enterobacteriaceae.
The results showed that Carba NP-direct, CIM, and β-CARBA tests are useful tools for the reliable detection of carbapenemase activity in enterobacterial isolates.
Corynebacterium propinquum bronchopneumonia in a child with ataxia telangiectasia.
A case of bronchopneumonia caused by Corynebacterium propinquum is presented, which should be recognized as a potential pathogen and included in the etiologic diagnostic algorithm, particularly in patients with immunosuppressive conditions.
Evaluation of Teicoplanin Resistance Detected by Automated System in Coagulase Negative Staphylococci: A Comparison with Gradient Test and Broth Microdilution Methods
Compared to microdilution, teicoplanin resistance was detected at a higher rate in CoNS isolates by the automated system used and the gradient test method which is frequently used for confirmation was not reliable in MIC values close to the EUCAST breakpoint values.