Antimicrobial Resistant Enterococcus sp. Isolated from Clinical Samples

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Fawaz Alshammari
Mohammad Jahoor Alam
Amir Saeed


The present study has been targeted towards; investigation of molecular epidemiology and analysis of antibiotic resistance in different bacterial sp. Total 120 new bacterial isolates has been obtained having majority of bacteria Enterococcus sp. from 4 regional hospitals of 92 patients. The antimicrobial susceptibility test has been performed using 18 different antibiotics and resistant strains have been analyzed. Additionally, the isolated strains were tested for antibiotic resistance and polymerase chain reaction (PCR) has been performed for van A and van B genes. In the series of antimicrobial bacterial species Enterococcus sp. has emerged as one of the potential cause to raise the healthcare problems. This study has significant impact on such kind of molecular epidemiology investigations and may be useful in producing the basic knowledge on the local microorganism to refine and resolve the antimicrobial resistance issues faced by hospitals in the world.

Enterococcus sp., antimicrobial resistance gene, multidrug-resistance.

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Alshammari, F., Alam, M. J., & Saeed, A. (2020). Antimicrobial Resistant Enterococcus sp. Isolated from Clinical Samples. Journal of Pharmaceutical Research International, 32(11), 93-101.
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