Virulence factors profiles and ESBL production in Escherichia coli causing bacteremia in Peruvian children

Noemí Palma, Cláudia Gomes, Maribel Riveros, Wilfredo García, Sandra Martínez-Puchol, Lidia Ruiz-Roldán, Judit Mateu, Coralith García, Jan Jacobs, Theresa J. Ochoa, Joaquim Ruiz

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Abstract

The presence of 25 virulence genes (VGs), genetic phylogroups, quinolone-resistance and Extended Spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL)-production was assessed in 65 Escherichia coli isolates from blood cultures in children

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalDiagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease
DOIs
StateAccepted/In press - Jan 28 2016
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Bacteremia
  • ESBL
  • Extra-intestinal Escherichia coli
  • Neonatal sepsis
  • Quinolone-resistance
  • Virulence

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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    Palma, N., Gomes, C., Riveros, M., García, W., Martínez-Puchol, S., Ruiz-Roldán, L., Mateu, J., García, C., Jacobs, J., Ochoa, T. J., & Ruiz, J. (Accepted/In press). Virulence factors profiles and ESBL production in Escherichia coli causing bacteremia in Peruvian children. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2016.05.017