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Pseudomonas aeruginosa is the second most prevalent opportunistic pathogen causing nosocomial infections in Mexico. This study evaluated antibiotic resistance, production of virulence factors and clonal diversity of P. aeruginosa strains isolated from patients undergoing nosocomial infections in public hospitals of northeastern Mexico.
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Name: Journal of infection in developing countries
Pseudomonas putida (P. putida) is a rare pathogen that causes various infections in newborns, neutropenic and cancer patients, or in patients with risk factors leading to immunosuppresion. Antibiotic ...
The role of integrons has been highlighted in antibiotic resistance among Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates. Therefore, we here reviewed the prevalence of class 1 integrons and their correlations with a...
Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic pathogen exhibiting higher resistance to commonly used antibiotics. Microbial resistance to antibiotics is a major problem that hinders attempts to control m...
The great ability of Pseudomonas aeruginosa to cause chronic infection is attributed to several virulence factors, biofilm formation, intrinsic and acquired resistance to many antibiotics. Anti-quorum...
Pseudomonas aeruginosa is one of the most common nosocomial pathogens, known with a wide resistance to antimicrobials. Carbapenemases producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a growing global public health...
People with cystic fibrosis (CF) often develop chronic pulmonary infections which are caused by a variety of organisms, the most predominant being Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Antibiotics are i...
Pseudomonas aeruginosa (Pa) is the bacterium that causes one of the most consequential lung infections in people with CF. Many young children do not have Pa in their lungs but will become ...
The objectives of this open study are to assess the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics and clinical outcome of patients who have HAP caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa serotype O11 after...
Clinical Trial looking to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of MEDI3902 in Mechanically Ventilated Patients for the Prevention of Nosocomial Pneumonia Caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Infections caused by multidrug resistant bacteria have become more prevalent at many tertiary care and academic centers. These infections are associated with increased morbidity and mortal...
Antibiotic pigment produced by Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
A species of gram-negative, aerobic, rod-shaped bacteria commonly isolated from clinical specimens (wound, burn, and urinary tract infections). It is also found widely distributed in soil and water. P. aeruginosa is a major agent of nosocomial infection.
A class of plasmids that transfer antibiotic resistance from one bacterium to another by conjugation.
Distinct units in some bacterial, bacteriophage or plasmid GENOMES that are types of MOBILE GENETIC ELEMENTS. Encoded in them are a variety of fitness conferring genes, such as VIRULENCE FACTORS (in "pathogenicity islands or islets"), ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE genes, or genes required for SYMBIOSIS (in "symbiosis islands or islets"). They range in size from 10 - 500 kilobases, and their GC CONTENT and CODON usage differ from the rest of the genome. They typically contain an INTEGRASE gene, although in some cases this gene has been deleted resulting in "anchored genomic islands".
The degree of pathogenicity within a group or species of microorganisms or viruses as indicated by case fatality rates and/or the ability of the organism to invade the tissues of the host. The pathogenic capacity of an organism is determined by its VIRULENCE FACTORS.
MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus)
MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) is a family of bacteria with resistance to one or more major antibiotics. There are currently 17 different strains of MRSA. Two particular strains, EMRSA15 and EMRSA16 account for 96% of MRSA blood...