WHO member states adopt global action plan on antimicrobial resistance.

WHO member states adopt global action plan on antimicrobial resistance. Euro Surveill. 2015;20(21) Authors: Eurosurveillance editorial team PMID: 26062562 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Euro Surveill - Category: Infectious Diseases Authors: Tags: Euro Surveill Source Type: research

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koh Disease outbreaks caused by the ingestion of contaminated vegetables and fruits pose a significant problem to human health. The sources of contamination of these food products at the preharvest level of agricultural production, most importantly, agricultural soil and irrigation water, serve as potential reservoirs of some clinically significant foodborne pathogenic bacteria. These clinically important bacteria include: Klebsiella spp., Salmonella spp., Citrobacter spp., Shigella spp., Enterobacter spp., Listeria monocytogenes and pathogenic E. coli (and E. coli O157:H7) all of which have the potential to cause dise...
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Review Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 9 November 2019Source: Microbial PathogenesisAuthor(s): Mahboube Bahroudi, Bita Bakhshi, Sara Soudi, Shahin Najar-peerayehAbstractThe ability of V. cholerae to survive and spread in the aquatic environment combined with the scarcity of effective antimicrobial agents, especially those effective against multidrug-resistant strains highlights the need for alternative non-antibiotic approaches for the treatment of V. cholerae infections. The aim of this study was to specifically examine the potential direct effect of unstimulated MSC secretome on V. cholerae killing and biofilm formation as a...
Source: Microbial Pathogenesis - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
This study further evaluated the therapeutic potential and the mode of action underlying Cbf-K16 against clarithromycin- and amoxicillin-resistant H. pylori SS1. The MIC and MBC of Cbf-K16 against the tested H. pylori were 16 and 32 μg/ml, respectively, and its killing kinetics was time-dependent, reflecting the thorough elimination of drug-resistant bacteria within 24 h. This peptide also protected H. pylori-infected gastric epithelial cells (GES-1) from death by reducing the cell supernatant and intracellular bacterial counts by 1.9 and 2.9-log10 units, respectively. These data indicated the powerful antimicrobial...
Source: Microbial Pathogenesis - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
ConclusionThe combination of fluconazole and itraconazole with either anidulafungin or micafungin demonstrates synergistic interactions against C. parapsilosis species complex, especially against isolates with elevated MIC values. However, the use of these combinations in clinical practice and the clinical relevance of in vitro combination results remains unclear.
Source: Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
ConclusionThe spread of NDM variants among E. coli strains is a serious threat to global public health. In addition, the most prevalent E. coli clonal groups, such as ST101 and ST167, are one of the main causes of E. coli infection in different countries.
Source: Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 9 November 2019Source: Journal of Global Antimicrobial ResistanceAuthor(s): Larbi Zakaria Nabti, Farida Sahli, Linda Hajdadj, Edgarthe Priscilla Ngaiganam, David Lupande-Mwenebitu, Jean-Marc Rolain, Seydina M. Diene
Source: Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
ConclusionWe demonstrated that the FCZ-resistant mechanism commonly described in C. neoformans was not responsible for the resistance to FCZ in the rare subtype strains.
Source: Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
ConclusionsThis study reported ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae in Tunisian camels from both tourist and meat-producing sectors. This was the first description of the mcr-1 gene in a meat-producing camel. Although not alarming, this context needs specific attention to avoid camels becoming a bigger reservoir for multidrug-resistant Enterobacteriaceae.
Source: Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
Analytical ChemistryDOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.9b04038
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Vibrio cholerae belonging to serogroups other than O1 and O139 are opportunistic pathogens which cause infections with a variety of clinical symptoms. Due to the increasing number of V. cholerae non-O1/non-O139 infections in association with recreational waters in the past two decades, they have received increasing attention in recent literature and by public health authorities. Since the treatment of choice is the administration of antibiotics, we investigated the distribution of antimicrobial resistance properties in a V. cholerae non-O1/non-O139 population in a large Austrian lake intensively used for recreation and in ...
Source: Frontiers in Microbiology - Category: Microbiology Source Type: research
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