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BACKGROUND/PURPOSE The narrow spectrum of action of most bacteriocins is an important limitation for their application as antimicrobial agents. The current study describes a novel bacteriocin-like(More)
BACKGROUND Extended-spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBLs) are a group of enzymes that hydrolyze antibiotics, including those containing new cephalosporins, and they are found in a significant percentage(More)
The aim of this study was to apply RAPD technique to analyze the genetic variability among the Iranian CA-MRSA isolates.The RAPD amplification was implemented on 25 strains isolated from the anterior(More)
BACKGROUND Production of β-lactamase enzymes is the most common and important mechanism of resistance in Gram-negative bacteria. The objective of this study was to assess frequency of three main(More)
BACKGROUND Evolving resistant uropathogens are associated with elevated risk of morbidity and mortality both in nosocomial and in spinal cord injury (SCI)-associated urinary tract infections (UTIs).(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this ex vivo study was to compare the antimicrobial effect of triantibiotic paste, 0.2% chlorhexidine gel, Propolis and Aloe vera on Enterococcus faecalis in deep dentin. (More)