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The Enterobacteriaceae of South African baboons
[No abstract available]
Molecular investigation of the chlorine and antibiotic resistance mechanisms of Escherichia coli isolated from natural water sources in the Western Cape
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2009-03)
Water is used for various purposes and contamination can have severe implications if untreated. One of the most common and cost effective water disinfectants, especially used in developing countries, is chlorine. However, ...
Antibiotic-resistant Serratia marcescens infection in a hospital
Over a 12-month period, 74 isolates of Serratia marcescens were obtained from various sources at Tygerberg Hospital. The majority of these isolates were from catheterized patients with urinary tract infections, and ...
Plasmid-mediated mcr-1 colistin resistance in Escherichia coli and Klebsiella spp. clinical isolates from the Western Cape region of South Africa
(BioMed Central, 2017-08-03)
Background: Colistin is a last resort antibiotic for the treatment of carbapenem-resistant Gram negative infections. Until recently, mechanisms of colistin resistance were limited to chromosomal mutations which confer a ...