Distribution of enterococcal species and detection of vancomycin resistance genes by multiplex PCR in Tehran sewage.

@article{Rahimi2007DistributionOE,
  title={Distribution of enterococcal species and detection of vancomycin resistance genes by multiplex PCR in Tehran sewage.},
  author={Fateh Rahimi and Malihe Talebi and Mahnaz Saifi and Mohammad R Pourshafie},
  journal={Iranian biomedical journal},
  year={2007},
  volume={11 3},
  pages={161-167}
}
BACKGROUND Enterococci are important because of their role as the leading cause of nosocomial infections which have a significant role in the dissemination and persistence of antimicrobial resistance genes. METHODS In this study, we determined the distribution of enterococcal species in the sewage treatment plants in Iran. Furthermore, we improved a rapid… CONTINUE READING