Prevalence of AmpC and Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase Genes in Klebsiella pneumoniae and Escherichia coli Isolates

Alireza Jahantabi; Farzaneh Hosseini; Mohammad Asgharzadeh; Abbas Akhavan Sepehi; Hossein Samadi Kafil

Volume 22, Issue 2 , 2020

  Background: In recent years, the prevalence of antibiotic resistance has steadily increased and also the antibiotic-resistant strains producing extended-spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBLs) and AmpC beta-lactamases have emerged among the Enterobacteriaceae, predominantly in Escherichia coli and Klebsiella ...  Read More

Evaluation of pap and sfa Genes Relative Frequency P and S Fimbriae Encoding of Uropathogenic Escherichia coli Isolated from Hospitals and Medical Laboratories; Yasuj City, Southwest Iran

Mostafa Boroumand; Asghar Sharifi; Leila Manzouri; Seyed Sajjad Khoramrooz; Seyed Abdolmajid Khosravani

Volume 21, Issue 8 , 2019, Pages 1-8

  Background: Urinary tract infections (UTI) are one of the common infections worldwide. Escherichia coli is the most common bac- teria causing UTI.Objectives: The current study aimed at investigating the susceptibility pattern, biofilm formation, and the relationship between pap and sfa virulence genes ...  Read More