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Molecular epidemiology of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in South America.
One hundred and twenty-six epidemiologically sequential, unrelated, carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii isolates from nine hospitals in six countries of South America were collected betweenExpand
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Extended-spectrum β-lactamases and plasmid-mediated quinolone resistance in enterobacterial clinical isolates in the paediatric hospital of Uruguay.
OBJECTIVES To analyse the prevalence of resistance to β-lactams and plasmid-mediated quinolone resistance in Enterobacteriaceae in the paediatric hospital of Uruguay. METHODS A total of 368Expand
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Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli Strains Carrying Genes Encoding the PER-2 and TEM-116 Extended-Spectrum β-Lactamases Isolated from Children with Diarrhea in Uruguay
ABSTRACT We studied 13 extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL)-producing enteropathogenic Escherichia coli isolates from children suffering acute diarrhea in Uruguay. ESBL characterization in crudeExpand
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New TEM-Derived Extended-Spectrum β-Lactamase and Its Genomic Context in Plasmids from Salmonella enterica Serovar Derby Isolates from Uruguay
ABSTRACT A small (8.2-kb) ColE1 plasmid encoding TEM-144 (a new β-lactamase with a ceftazidimase profile) was sequenced by a gene-walking strategy. The blaTEM allele was carried on a Tn2 element,Expand
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Detección y caracterización de Escherichia coli productor de toxina Shiga a partir de casos clínicos y de alimentos en Uruguay
Resumen es: Establecimos la frecuencia de aislamiento de Escherichia coli productor de toxina Shiga (STEC) a partir de muestras clinicas y de alimentos, asi como las...
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Two cases of urinary tract infection caused by Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157:H7 strains.
STEC strains can infect extra-intestinal sites such as the human urinary tract and sometimes cause severe complications. We report two cases of urinary tract infection caused by STEC in two elderlyExpand
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Rhombencephalitis caused by Listeria monocytogenes in a pastured bull
A pastured 2-y-old cross-breed bull developed brainstem encephalitis (rhombencephalitis); Listeria monocytogenes was isolated from the brain. In the brainstem, there was perivascular cuffing,Expand
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Escherichia coli enteropatógeno clásico (EPEC) asociado a casos de diarrea en niños usuarios del Hospital Pereira Rossell. Aspectos clínicos y características de las cepas involucradas
Introducción: la enfermedad diarreica aguda (EDA) es responsable de 12.000 muertes por día en niños de Asia, África y Latinoamérica. Escherichia coli enteropatógeno clásico (EPEC) es un virotipoExpand
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Identification of the first blaCMY-2 gene in Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium isolates obtained from cases of paediatric diarrhoea illness detected in South America.
The objectives of this study were to investigate clinical isolates of Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium resistant to β-lactam antibiotics, to characterise their mechanisms of antibioticExpand
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Bacterial pathogens associated with bloody diarrhea in Uruguayan children.
Diarrheal disease continues to be a serious health problem, especially in developing countries. Bloody diarrhea represents approximately 20-30% of all cases and has higher morbidity and mortality.Expand
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