To Assess Genotyphic Methods in the identification of ESBL producing Uropathogenic Escherichia coli
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2022, Volume 9, Issue 6, Pages 435-444
AbstractUrinary tract infections (UTIs) are the most common bacterial infections affecting approximately 11% of adult women each year globally, with approximately 60% of women experiencing UTI during their lifetime. Extended-spectrum β-lactamases (ESBLs) are extremely broad spectrum β-lactamase enzymes, which can be produced by Gram-negative bacteria. They are mainly found in a family of Enterobacteriaceae. ESBLs are produced by the mutation of the TEM-1, TEM-2, and SHV-1 β-lactamases.
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