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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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Prevalence and antibiogram of Extended Spectrum b-Lactamase (ESBL) producing Gram negative bacilli and further molecular characterization of ESBL producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella spp.
Phenotypic and genotypic assay for detection of extended spectrum B-lactamases production by Klebsiella pnemoniae isolates in Emam Reza Hospital in Tabriz, Iran.
Bacterial enzymatic resistance: B-lactamases and aminoglycoside-modifying enzymes.
In this study, the ESBLs (Extended Spectrum b-Lactamases) producing strains were screened from 41 E.
Gram negative isolates were screened for AmpC b-lactamase production against ceftazidime, cefotaxime and cefoxitin resistance and confirmed by inhibitor based method.
We believe that blood cultures should always be taken in cases of pneumonia and that the ability of this organism to produce B-lactamase and its potential to produce a fatal outcome should warn us that this is a pathogen that should not be underrated despite its low occurrence rate.
Characterization of a novel Amp C B-lactamase produced by carbapenem-resistant Cedecea davisae clinical isolate.
Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi with CTX-M b-lactamase, Germany [letter], Emerg Infect Dis.
With the rising problem of drug resistance, clinical microbiologists are often faced with the need to carry out supplemental susceptibility testing, including the D-test, the ESBL-confirmatory test, the modified Hodge test, and the metallo B-lactamase test.
Group 24 - Antibacterials B-lactam antibiotics - penicillin susceptible to B-lactamase
Calixa's lead compound, CXA-201 is an intravenously administered combination of Calixa's novel anti-pseudomonal cephalosporin CXA-101, which is currently in Phase II studies for cUTI, and the B-lactamase inhibitor tazobactam.
Phenotypic detection of carbapenem susceptible metallo B-lactamase producing Gram negative bacilli in the clinical laboratory.
catarrhalis often produce an enzyme called B-lactamase that render many antibiotics, including amoxicillin, penicillin, and several cephalosporin antibiotics, inactive.