Maria do Carmo de Freire Bastos

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AIMS The purpose of this study was to determine the susceptibility of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli isolates to antimicrobial agents and to investigate the presence of plasmid DNA. (More)
This study analyzed ten strains of coagulase-negative staphylococci (CNS) involved in nosocomial infections in three Brazilian hospitals. Their antibiotic susceptibility profile showed that most(More)
Among 363 strains of Staphylococcus aureus, 21 were shown to produce bacteriocins (Bac), antimicrobial peptides with potential biotechnological applications. This collection includes strains which(More)
A pair of degenerate primers that amplified, by polymerase chain reaction (PCR), a partial groEL gene sequence (550 bp) was used for the identification of the 12 most common human staphylococcal(More)
Aureocin A53 is an antimicrobial peptide produced by Staphylococcus aureus A53. The genetic determinants involved in aureocin A53 production and immunity to its action are organized in at least four(More)