Description of Plasmid pSM52, Harbouring the Gene for the Smr Efflux Pump, and Its Involvement in Resistance to Biocides in a Meticillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Strain

Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2013 May;41(5):490-2. doi: 10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2013.01.003. Epub 2013 Feb 21.

Publication types

  • Letter
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Antiporters / genetics*
  • Antiporters / metabolism
  • Disinfectants / pharmacology*
  • Drug Resistance, Bacterial*
  • Hospitals
  • Humans
  • Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus / drug effects*
  • Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus / genetics*
  • Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus / metabolism
  • Microbial Sensitivity Tests
  • Molecular Sequence Data
  • Plasmids / isolation & purification*
  • Portugal
  • Sequence Analysis, DNA
  • Staphylococcal Infections / microbiology

Substances

  • Antiporters
  • Disinfectants
  • small multidrug-resistance pump, Staphylococcus aureus

Associated data

  • GENBANK/JX898993