beta-lactamase


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Related to beta-lactamase: beta-lactamase inhibitors, beta-lactamase resistant penicillin
  • noun

Synonyms for beta-lactamase

enzyme produced by certain bacteria that inactivates penicillin and results in resistance to that antibiotic

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Phenotypic characteristics of clinical isolates of Klebsiella pneumoniae and evaluation of available techniques for detection of extended spectrum beta-lactamases.
Evolutionary mapping of the SHV beta-lactamase and evidence for two separate IS26-dependent blaSHV mobilization events from the Klebsiella pneumoniae chromosome.
A novel type of AmpC beta-lactamase, ACC-1, produced by a Klebsiella pneumoniae strain causing nosocomial pneumonia.
ZOSYN (piperacillin/tazobactam) is indicated for the treatment of patients with moderate to severe infections caused by piperacillin-resistant, piperacillin/tazobactam susceptible, beta-lactamase producing strains of the designated microorganisms in:
8%) were found to be resistant to all commercially available beta-lactamase inhibitors, i.
Extended-spectrum beta-lactamase mediated third-generation cephalosporin resistance in Shigella isolates in Bangladesh.
The application of the PCA(TM) strategy to beta-lactamase is described in a recent article in Nature Biotechnology (http://www.
Carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in Singapore producing IMP-1 beta-lactamase and lacking an outer membrane protein.
Emergence of PER and VEB extended-spectrum beta-lactamases in Acinetobacter baumannii in Belgium.
The compound had activity against nearly all beta-lactamase producing strains, including major human pathogens significant in drug-resistant hospital-acquired infections such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecalis.
patent for compounds to overcome beta-lactamase mediated antibiotic resistance
For lower respiratory tract infections, pediatricians favored macrolides (about 58% of prescriptions) and beta-lactamase inhibitors (39%).
But through selective breeding, the investigators finally produced animals that consistently and across successive generations excreted beta-lactamase in egg whites.
Using engineered viruses as gene carriers, Harvey and his colleagues at the University of Georgia in Athens inserted the DNA blueprint for a bacterial enzyme called beta-lactamase into embryos of white leghorn chickens.
BREMEN, Germany -- Bruker today announces an exclusive licensing agreement with Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands for rapid testing of beta-lactamase activity using MALDI-TOF technology.
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