African Journal of
Bacteriology Research

  • Abbreviation: J. Bacteriol. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9871
  • DOI: 10.5897/JBR
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 120

Table of Content: October 2015; 7(6)

October 2015

Prevalence and characterization of NDM-1 and OXA-48 carbapenemase gene harboring Enterobacteriaceae in a tertiary care hospital, South India

The occurrence of carbapenem resistance among Enterobacteriaceae has reached critical levels worldwide. The present study was carried out to screen for carbapenem resistance among Enterobacteriaceae isolates from blood, surgical wound and tracheal samples in different wards and intensive care units between the period of 2010 through 2012 in a teaching hospital attached to JIPMER, south India. A total number of 425...

Author(s): Radha Srinivasan, Kalaiarasan Ellappan and Harish Belgode Narasimha