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Metallo-β-lactamase producing Acinetobacter species

04/15/2014
Acinetobacter species are among the most common nosocomial pathogens that are notorious for multi-drug resistance. Their immense ability to acquire or upregulate antibiotic drug resistance determinants has established them as a successful pathogen, causing wide range of infections such as wound infection, respiratory tract infection, urinary tract infection, bacteraemia, pneumonia, ...

Metallo-β-lactamase producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa

07/24/2013
The production of Metallo-β-lactamase is one of the resistance mechanisms of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Metallo-β- lactamases are members of Group B in the molecular classification of Ambler and are Clavulanic acid resistant enzymes which require divalent cations of zinc as co-factors for enzymatic activity(1). Characteristic features of being universally inhibited by ...

Multidrug resistance Pseudomonas aeruginosa

07/20/2013
Pseudomonas aeruginosa is one of the most notorious organisms that have brought the therapeutic dilemmas to clinicians as well as challenge to microbiologist throughout the world. It carries gene of intrinsic resistance (AmpC cephalosporinase, the OprD outer membrane porin, and the multidrug efflux pumps) furthermore imported resistance to the ...

Antagonistic effect of Imipenem towards Piperacillin/tazobactam disc in Pseudomonas aeruginosa lawn on Mueller-Hinton agar

07/15/2013
This images was taken during the lab work of my Master thesis on Metallo beta lactamase on Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Acinetobacter spps at Shree Birendra Hospital ( Army Hospital) in Kathmandu Nepal . It clearly shows the antagonism between two discs.

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