Characterization of ESBL (SHV-12) producing clinical isolate of Enterobacter aerogenes from a tertiary care hospital in Nigeria


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KASAP M., FASHAE K., Torol S., KOLAYLI F., BUDAK F., Vahaboglu H.

ANNALS OF CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY AND ANTIMICROBIALS, vol.9, 2010 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 9
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/1476-0711-9-1
  • Journal Name: ANNALS OF CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY AND ANTIMICROBIALS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus

Abstract

Background: We studied the beta-lactamases of an E. aerogenes isolate recovered from the blood of a two-year-old patient. The isolate demonstrated a disk-diffusion phenotype typical for an AmpC-ESBL co-producer.