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Synonyms for beta-lactamase

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

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(6) Although TEM type beta lactamases are most often found in Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae, they are also found in Enterobacter spp., Salmonella spp., Morganella morganii, Proteus mirabilis, Serratia marcescens, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Shigella dysenteriae, Capnocytophaga ochracea and Citrobacter (7,8,9,10).
Avibactam has much broader coverage than clavulanic acid against beta lactamase enzymes that bacteria make to defend themselves against antibiotics such as penicillins, cephalosporins and carbapenems.
Objective: To determine the prevalence of Amp C beta lactamases in urinary isolates of Escherichia coli (E.
Prevalence of extended spectrum beta lactamase and AmpC beta lactamase producers among Escherichia coli isolates in a tertiary care hospital in Jaipur.
Background and Objective: There has been steady rise in imipenem resistant Gram negative bacilli non fermenters resulting from metallo beta lactamases that has been reported to be an important cause of hospital acquired infections and is serious therapeutic problem worldwide.
Prevalence and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Pattern of Extended-Spectrum Beta Lactamase Producing Enterobacteriaceae in the United Arab Emirates.
Extended spectrum beta lactamase (ESBL) production is one of the different mechanisms of drug resistance in Gram-negative bacilli predominantly present in E.
Extended spectrum beta lactamase (ESBL) mediated resistance to third generation cephalosporins among klebsiella pneumoniae in Chennai.
The existing beta lactamase inhibitors are considered ineffective against these superbugs and there is an urgent need for discovery of novel drugs with selective potential.
The main objective of study is to determine the frequency of ESBLs and Amp C beta lactamase producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumonia isolated from neonatal sepsis in a tertiary care hospital Lahore.
The subject of this study was survey prevalence Beta lactamase enzyme in Staphylococcus species isolated of foods In Isfahan city in Iran.
Prevalence of Extended Spectrum Beta Lactamase (ESBL) Producers among Gram Negative Bacilli from Various Clinical Isolates in a Tertiary Care Hospital at Jhalawar, Rajasthan, India.