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Characteristics of the Molecular Epidemiology of CTX-M-Producing Escherichia coli Isolated from a Tertiary Hospital in Daejeon, Korea.
The aims of this study were to characterize the molecular epidemiological profiles of CTX-M-producing uropathogenic Escherichia coli isolates from a tertiary hospital in Daejeon, Korea, and toExpand
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[Dissemination of IMP-1 and OXA type beta-lactamase in carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii].
BACKGROUND Acinetobacter baumannii is an aerobic, gram-negative, glucose-nonfermenting bacterium, which has emerged as a serious opportunistic pathogen. In recent years, the increasing instance ofExpand
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Expression of Sme Efflux Pumps and Multilocus Sequence Typing in Clinical Isolates of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia
Background Stenotrophomonas maltophilia has emerged as an important opportunistic pathogen, which causes infections that are often difficult to manage because of the inherent resistance of theExpand
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Isoforms of glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase in Deinococcus radiophilus.
Glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PDH, EC 1.1.1.49) in Deinococcus radiophilus, an extraordinarily UV-resistant bacterium, was investigated to gain insight into its resistance as it was shown toExpand
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Antimicrobial Resistance Determinants in Imipenem-nonsusceptible Acinetobacter calcoaceticus-baumannii Complex Isolated in Daejeon, Korea
Background Members of the Acinetobacter calcoaceticus-baumannii (Acb) complex are important opportunistic bacterial pathogens and present significant therapeutic challenges in the treatment ofExpand
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Characterization of CTX-M-14- and CTX-M-15-Producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae Isolates from Urine Specimens in a Tertiary-Care Hospital.
This study aimed to characterize CTX-M producers of urinary E. coli and K. pneumoniae isolates and to determine the prevalence of plasmid-mediated antimicrobial resistance genes among them. MinimumExpand
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Febuxostat Ameliorates Diabetic Renal Injury in a Streptozotocin-Induced Diabetic Rat Model
Background: Oxidative stress and inflammation are known to play central roles in the development of diabetic nephropathy (DN). Febuxostat is a novel non-purine xanthine oxidase (XO)-specificExpand
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[Analysis of acquired resistance genes in Stenotrophomonas maltophilia].
BACKGROUND Stenotrophomonas maltophilia is a gram-negative bacillus and a nosocomial pathogen in immunocompromised patients. Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole (TMP/SMX) is the drug of choice for treatingExpand
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Nosocomial Infection by Sequence Type 357 Multidrug-Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii Isolates in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in Daejeon, Korea
Acinetobacter baumannii is an important microorganism responsible for a number of nosocomial outbreaks, in particular, in intensive care units (ICUs). We investigated a nosocomial infection caused byExpand
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Emergence of Acinetobacter pittii Harboring New Delhi Metallo-β-Lactamase Genes in Daejeon, Korea
Carbapenemase production has been reported worldwide in gram-negative bacteria, including Acinetobacter species. We detected carbapenemase-producing Acinetobacter pittii in clinical isolates inExpand
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