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ABSTRACT A Swedish patient of Indian origin traveled to New Delhi, India, and acquired a urinary tract infection caused by a… Expand SUMMARY Carbapenemases are β-lactamases with versatile hydrolytic capacities. They have the ability to hydrolyze penicillins… Expand The SOS response aids bacterial propagation by inhibiting cell division during repair of DNA damage. We report that inactivation… Expand In the past decade, leptospirosis has emerged as a globally important infectious disease. It occurs in urban environments of… Expand A classification scheme for b-lactamases based on functional characteristics is presented. Three major groups of enzymes are… Expand beta-Lactamases are the commonest single cause of bacterial resistance to beta-lactam antibiotics. Numerous chromosomal and… Expand Before 1985 at the Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital in Paris (2,400 beds), resistance to cefotaxime in clinical isolates of… Expand Methicillin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus has been associated with alterations in the penicillin-binding proteins (PBPs… Expand