The changing nature of aminoglycoside resistance mechanisms and prevalence of newly recognized resistance mechanisms in Turkey


OVER U., GUR D., Unal S., MILLER G.

CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY AND INFECTION, vol.7, no.9, pp.470-478, 2001 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 7 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Doi Number: 10.1046/j.1198-743x.2001.00284.x
  • Journal Name: CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY AND INFECTION
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.470-478
  • Keywords: aminoglycoside resistance mechanisms, phenotyping, genotyping, gram-negative bacteria, PSEUDOMONAS-AERUGINOSA, UNITED-STATES, GENE

Abstract

Objective, To determine the most frequently. occurring individual and combined resistance mechanisms, in Gram-negative bacteria resistant to any of the clinically available aminoglycosides in Turkey, and to compare these mechanisms with those found in smaller, earlier studies.