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Multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii clones persist on hospital inanimate surfaces.
Acinetobacter baumannii is one of the most frequent Gram-negative opportunistic pathogens associated with hospital-acquired infection worldwide. We briefly describe A. baumannii isolates that wereExpand
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Identification of plasmid IncQ1 and NTEKPC-IId harboring bla KPC-2 in isolates from Klebsiella pneumoniae infections in patients from Recife-PE, Brazil
Abstract INTRODUCTION: This study investigated the genetic environment of bla KPC-2 in Klebsiella pnemoniae multi-drug resistant clinical isolates. METHODS: Four carbapenemase gene isolates resistantExpand
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Resistance of non-fermenting Gram-negative bacilli isolated from blood cultures from an emergency hospital
Introduction: Non-fermenting Gram-negative bacilli (NFGNB) are a heterogeneous group of microorganisms that do not have the ability to ferment carbohydrates as a way to obtain energy. There are moreExpand
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Resistance of bacteria isolated from equipment in an intensive care unit
Objective Evaluate drug resistance of bacteria isolated from equipment placed close to patients in an Intensive Care Unit of a hospital in Caruaru/Pernambuco, Brazil. Methods This is aExpand
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SURVEILLANCE CULTURES: SCREENING OF CARBAPENEMASE PRODUCING MICROORGANISMS AND PATIENT SAFETY
Objective : to perform a carbapenemase screening in the main Gram negative microorganisms isolated from active cultures surveillance in patients of the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of an emergencyExpand
Impacto financiero de la terapia con antibióticos en la resistencia a múltiples fármacos bacterianos en un hospital de emergencia en Pernambuco, Brasil
Objective: The objective of this article was to analyze the financial costs of antibiotic therapy against bacterial resistance in a public hospital of high complexity located in the Agreste region ofExpand
Bacterial Multiresistant Diagnosed in Urine Cultures of TransplantedPatients: Case Report
The Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) are among the most frequent pathologies exposed in clinical appointment by patients undergoing kidney transplantation. The diagnosis and characterization of UTIsExpand
Frequency of microorganisms in vaginal discharges of high-risk pregnant women from a hospital in Caruaru , Pernambuco , Brazil
Introduction: During pregnancy, estrogen and progesterone levels may favor vaginal colonization by pathogenic microorganisms that can be associated with obstetric complications and neonatalExpand
Prevalence of streptocochemical hemolytic beta from group a in asympletic children
Upper airway infections are one of the most common causes of medical appointment in clinical practice mainly faced by pediatric population.1 According to a study conducted by Morais et al.2 theExpand
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