Archives of Clinical Infectious Diseases

Published by: Kowsar

The Frequency of imp and vim Genes Among Pseudomonas aeruginosa Isolates From Children’s Medical Center of Tehran

Fatemeh Bagheri Bejestani 1 , Mojdeh Hakemi-Vala 2 , * , Raheleh Momtaheni 1 , Ozra Bagheri Bejestani 3 and Mehrdad Gholami 2
Authors Information
1 Pharmaceutical Sciences Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Department of Microbiology, Medical School, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
3 Molecular Biology Research Center, Baghiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Archives of Clinical Infectious Diseases: January 1, 2015, 10 (1); e60116
  • Published Online: January 25, 2015
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: June 6, 2014
  • Revised: December 30, 2014
  • Accepted: January 13, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/archcid.20991

To Cite: Bagheri Bejestani F, Hakemi-Vala M, Momtaheni R, Bagheri Bejestani O, Gholami M. The Frequency of imp and vim Genes Among Pseudomonas aeruginosa Isolates From Children’s Medical Center of Tehran, Arch Clin Infect Dis. 2015 ; 10(1):e60116. doi: 10.5812/archcid.20991.

Abstract
Copyright © 2015, Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine Research Center. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/) which permits copy and redistribute the material just in noncommercial usages, provided the original work is properly cited.
1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnotes
References
  • 1. Lee K, Lim YS, Yong D, Yum JH, Chong Y. Evaluation of the Hodge test and the imipenem-EDTA double-disk synergy test for differentiating metallo-beta-lactamase-producing isolates of Pseudomonas spp. and Acinetobacter spp. J Clin Microbiol. 2003; 41(10): 4623-9[PubMed]
  • 2. Rodriguez-Martinez JM, Poirel L, Nordmann P. Molecular epidemiology and mechanisms of carbapenem resistance in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2009; 53(11): 4783-8[DOI][PubMed]
  • 3. Pitout JD, Gregson DB, Poirel L, McClure JA, Le P, Church DL. Detection of Pseudomonas aeruginosa producing metallo-beta-lactamases in a large centralized laboratory. J Clin Microbiol. 2005; 43(7): 3129-35[DOI][PubMed]
  • 4. Poirel L, Nordmann P. Acquired carbapenem-hydrolyzing beta-lactamases and their genetic support. Curr Pharm Biotechnol. 2002; 3(2): 117-27[PubMed]
  • 5. Morita Y, Komori Y, Mima T, Kuroda T, Mizushima T, Tsuchiya T. Construction of a series of mutants lacking all of the four major mex operons for multidrug efflux pumps or possessing each one of the operons from Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO1: MexCD-OprJ is an inducible pump. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2001; 202(1): 139-43[PubMed]
  • 6. Samuelsen O, Buaro L, Giske CG, Simonsen GS, Aasnaes B, Sundsfjord A. Evaluation of phenotypic tests for the detection of metallo-beta-lactamase-producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa in a low prevalence country. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2008; 61(4): 827-30[DOI][PubMed]
  • 7. Jean SS, Hsueh PR, Lee WS, Yu KW, Liao CH, Chang FY, et al. Carbapenem susceptibilities and non-susceptibility concordance to different carbapenems amongst clinically important Gram-negative bacteria isolated from intensive care units in Taiwan: results from the Surveillance of Multicentre Antimicrobial Resistance in Taiwan (SMART) in 2009. Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2013; 41(5): 457-62[DOI][PubMed]
  • 8. Livermore DM. The impact of carbapenemases on antimicrobial development and therapy. Curr Opin Investig Drugs. 2002; 3(2): 218-24[PubMed]
  • 9. Nordmann P, Poirel L. Emerging carbapenemases in Gram-negative aerobes. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2002; 8(6): 321-31[PubMed]
  • 10. Polotto M, Casella T, de Lucca Oliveira MG, Rubio FG, Nogueira ML, de Almeida MT, et al. Detection of P. aeruginosa harboring bla CTX-M-2, bla GES-1 and bla GES-5, bla IMP-1 and bla SPM-1 causing infections in Brazilian tertiary-care hospital. BMC Infect Dis. 2012; 12: 176[DOI][PubMed]
  • 11. Su SC, Vaneechoutte M, Dijkshoorn L, Wei YF, Chen YL, Chang TC. Identification of non-fermenting Gram-negative bacteria of clinical importance by an oligonucleotide array. J Med Microbiol. 2009; 58: 596-605[DOI][PubMed]
  • 12. Murray PR, Baron EJ, Jorgensen JH, Landry ML, P.faller MA. Manual of clinical microbiology. 2007; : 164-719- 28, 749.
  • 13. Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute . Performance standards for Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing (CLSI) 2012; 32(3)
  • 14. Fazeli,H. , Sadighian,H. , Nasr Esfahani, B. , Pourmand, M.R. . Identification of Class-1 Integron and Various β-lactamase Classes among Clinical Isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa at Children's Medical Center Hospital. J Med Bacteriol . 2012; 1(2): 25-36
  • 15. Ghorashi Z, Nezami N, Ghotaslou R, Ghorashi S. Pattern of Pseudomonas aeruginosa drug resistance in Tabriz Children Hospital. Pak J Biol Sci. 2010; 13(8): 400-4[PubMed]
  • 16. Hakemi-Vala M, Hallajzadeh M, Fallah F, Hashemi A, Goudarzi H. Characterization of the Extended-Spectrum beta-Lactamase Producers among Non-Fermenting Gram-Negative Bacteria Isolated from Burnt Patients. Arch Hyg Sci. 2013; 2(1): 1-6
  • 17. Shahcheraghi F, Nikbin VS, Feizabadi MM. Identification and genetic characterization of metallo-beta-lactamase-producing strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in Tehran, Iran. New Microbiol. 2010; 33(3): 243-8[PubMed]
Creative Commons License Except where otherwise noted, this work is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial 4.0 International License .

Search Relations:

Author(s):

Article(s):

Create Citiation Alert
via Google Reader

Readers' Comments