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
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
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.