African Journal of
Bacteriology Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Bacteriol. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9871
  • DOI: 10.5897/JBR
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 108

Table of Content: February 2016; 8(2)

February 2016

Phenotypic and genotypic analysis of vancomycin-resistant Enterococci strains isolated from different water sources

The purpose of this study was to investigate the phenotype, genotype and relationships of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcib (VRE) strains isolated from Minjiang River of Fujian province, residence district pond, university fish farm, cesspool and sewer. PCR was used to confirm Enterococci and amplify antibiotic resistance genes. Relationships between different strains were determined by repetitive extragenic palindromic...

Author(s): Jie Zhang, Yan-Qiu Wang, Jian Li, Yu-Fang Ma, Jin Lin, Zhen-Run Xiao and Dao-Jin Yu