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The phenotypic and genotypic characteristics of clinical and intestinal enterococcal isolates recovered from inpatients and outpatients of two Brazilian hospitals, located in Niterói city, Rio de(More)
The presence of the ileS-2 gene, responsible for mupirocin resistance, in clinical isolates of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus was determined by multiplex polymerase chain reaction. Three(More)
INTRODUCTION Acquired production of metallo-β-lactamases is an important mechanism of resistance in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. The objective of this study was to investigate the production of(More)
 In this work, mupirocin resistance was correlated with the presence of plasmids in methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) strains isolated in the Rio de Janeiro Federal University(More)
CONTEXT AND OBJECTIVES Urinary tract infections are the most common cause of hospital-acquired infections, and the use of indwelling urinary catheters is a predisposing factor for their development.(More)
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