Authors:Fatma Neslihan Yuksel, Neslihan Taskale Karatug, and Mustafa Akcelik
-term use of antibiotics in recent years has resulted in appearance of multidrug-resistant (MDR) bacterial pathogens, such as Enterococci [ 1, 2 ].
Enterococci, known as opportunistic pathogens, are naturally found in intestinal microflora and oral
Authors:Sajith Vellappally, Darshan Devang Divakar, Abdulaziz Abdullah Al Kheraif, Ravikumar Ramakrishnaiah, Amer Alqahtani, M. H. N. Dalati, Sukumaran Anil, Aftab Ahmed Khan, and P. R. Harikrishna Varma
encoding vancomycin resistance. Of the many genotypes of vancomycin resistance described in enterococci, attempt was made to identify the commonest ones, PCR amplification of the vanA gene was performed using GeneAmp thermal cycler (Applied Biosystems
Authors:Mehdi Mirzaii, Mohammad Emaneini, Parviz Maleknejad, Nematollah Jonaidi, Abbas Fooladi, Marzieh Aligholi, Fereshteh Jabalameli, Shahnaz Halimi, Morovat Taherikalani, and Amir Kasaeian
Antimicrobial Resistance Group (RESCOL): Multicentre surveillance of antimicrobial resistance in enterococci and staphylococci from Colombian hospitals, 2001–2002. J. Antimicrob. Chemother. 51 , 169–176 (2003).