publication . Article . 2014

Correlation of Ciprofloxacin Resistance with the AdeABC Efflux System inAcinetobacter baumanniiClinical Isolates

Ardebili, Abdollah; Lari, Abdolaziz Rastegar; Talebi, Malihe;
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  • Published: 01 Oct 2014 Journal: Annals of Laboratory Medicine, volume 34, page 433 (issn: 2234-3806, eissn: 2234-3814, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Korean Society for Laboratory Medicine (KAMJE)
Abstract
Background: Acinetobacter baumannii is one of the most important pathogens capable of colonization in burn patients, leading to drug-resistant wound infections. This study evaluated the distribution of the AdeABC efflux system genes and their relationship to ciprofloxacin resistance in A. baumannii isolates collected from burn patients. Methods: A total of 68 A. baumannii clinical strains were isolated from patients hospitalized in Motahari Burns Center in Tehran, Iran. Ciprofloxacin susceptibility was tested by the disk diffusion and agar dilution methods. PCR amplification of the adeRS-adeB drug efflux genes was performed for all resistant and susceptible isol...
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free text keywords: Clinical Biochemistry, Biochemistry, medical, General Medicine, Virology, Biology, Agar dilution, Polymerase chain reaction, law.invention, law, Antibiotics, medicine.drug_class, medicine, Ciprofloxacin, medicine.drug, Minimum inhibitory concentration, Microbiology, Acinetobacter, biology.organism_classification, Efflux, Acinetobacter baumannii, Original Article, Clinical Microbiology, Burns, Efflux pump genes, Resistance
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publication . Article . 2014

Correlation of Ciprofloxacin Resistance with the AdeABC Efflux System inAcinetobacter baumanniiClinical Isolates

Ardebili, Abdollah; Lari, Abdolaziz Rastegar; Talebi, Malihe;