Detection and characterisation of extended-spectrum beta-lactamases among blood stream isolates of Enterobacter species in Hong Kong

Hong Kong Med J. 2009 Dec;15 Suppl 9:4-5.

Abstract

1. Extended-spectrum beta-lactamase(ESBL) resistance in Enterobacter spp may be under-recognised. 2. Detection methods for ESBL resistance in Enterobacter spp may need to be modified.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Anti-Bacterial Agents / pharmacology
  • Bacterial Proteins / metabolism*
  • Cephalosporins / pharmacology
  • Enterobacter / enzymology*
  • Hong Kong
  • Hospitals
  • Humans
  • Microbial Sensitivity Tests / methods
  • Time Factors
  • beta-Lactam Resistance
  • beta-Lactamases / metabolism*

Substances

  • Anti-Bacterial Agents
  • Bacterial Proteins
  • Cephalosporins
  • AmpC beta-lactamases
  • beta-Lactamases