Antibiotic Resistant Gene Exchanged Between Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus

Authors

  • Bassem K Hano College of Health and Medical Technologies, Baghdad, Iraq.
  • Mohammed Flayyih Tareef College of Health and Medical Technologies, Baghdad, Iraq.
  • Emad Mohammed Rasheed Technical Medical Institute – Mansoor, Baghdad, Iraq.

Keywords:

Extended spectrum beta lactamase (blaSHV) gene, Antibiotic Resistant Genes Exchanged, Horizontal gene transfer

Abstract

Escherichia coli  infections are becoming difficult treated because of extensive resistance to antibiotic among these organisms and manufacturing extended-spectrum beta lactamases enzymes (ESBLs) make them resistant to beta-lactam antibiotics. This study aims to offer a summary of the main horizontal transmission  apparatuses  between E. coli as well as  Staphylococcus aureus and emergence resistance to antibiotics. Fifty of the E. coli and  50 of S. aureus isolates were examined to obtain minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) results. These isolates were then tested by  conventional polymerase chain-reaction for the existence or absence the sulfhydryl    variable SHV beta-lactamase genes. About (48%) of isolated E. coli, while (32%) of S. aureus were revealed SHV gene.

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Published

2018-03-28

Issue

Section

Biology

How to Cite

Antibiotic Resistant Gene Exchanged Between Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus. (2018). Iraqi Journal of Science, 59(1C), 456-462. https://ijs.uobaghdad.edu.iq/index.php/eijs/article/view/252

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