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Potential impact of antimicrobial resistance in wildlife, environment and human health
Given the significant spatial and temporal heterogeneity in antimicrobial resistance distribution and the factors that affect its evolution, dissemination, and persistence, it is important toExpand
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Mechanisms of quinolone action and resistance: where do we stand?
Quinolone antibiotics represent one of the most important classes of anti-infective agents and, although still clinically valuable, their use has been compromised by the increasing emergence ofExpand
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Vancomycin‐resistant enterococci from Portuguese wastewater treatment plants
The objective of this study was to evaluate the incidence of vancomycin resistant enterococci in sludge and sewage of urban and poultry‐slaughterhouse wastewater treatment plants. A total of 17Expand
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Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug hypersensitivity syndrome. A multicenter study. I. Clinical findings and in vitro diagnosis.
BACKGROUND We present the results obtained from the largest series of in vitro diagnostic tests ever reported in patients with clinically validated hypersensitivity to acetylsalicylic acidExpand
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Exceptionally High Representation of Burkholderia cepacia among B. cepacia Complex Isolates Recovered from the Major Portuguese Cystic Fibrosis Center
ABSTRACT Burkholderia cepacia, a species found infrequently in cystic fibrosis (CF), was isolated from 85% of patients infected with bacteria of the B. cepacia complex that visited the majorExpand
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High prevalence of ESBL-producing Escherichia coli isolates among hemodialysis patients in Portugal: appearance of ST410 with the bla(CTX-M-14) gene.
Ten extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli isolates were detected among 121 fecal samples (8.3%) recovered from hemodialysis patients in Portugal. The isolates harbored theExpand
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Vancomycin-resistant enterococci among haemodialysis patients in Portugal: prevalence and molecular characterization of resistance, virulence and clonality.
INTRODUCTION Vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) among haemodialysis patients has increased rapidly and, to date, there is no report of this incidence in Portugal. METHODS A total of 121 faecalExpand
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Infecção respiratória por bactérias do complexo Burkholderia cepacia: Evolução clínica em doentes com fibrose quística
Bacteria of the Burkholderia cepacia complex (Bcc), a group of nine related species, are opportunistic pathogens in cystic fibrosis (CF) patients, associated with a poor prognosis andExpand
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Impacts of experimentally induced and clinically acquired quinolone resistance on the membrane and intracellular subproteomes of Salmonella Typhimurium DT104B.
UNLABELLED Antimicrobial resistance is a growing public health threat worldwide that is still far from a complete understanding. Salmonella Typhimurium DT104 multiresistant strains with additionalExpand
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First report of linezolid-resistant cfr-positive methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in humans in Portugal.
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