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Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the hospitals of Central Greece
A total of 250 consecutive Staphylococcus aureus clinical isolates were collected during the period 1999-2000 from the five major hospitals of the district of Thessaly (Central Greece). Thirty seven (14.8%) of the isolates ...
Clonal dissemination of mupirocin-resistant staphylococci in Greek hospitals
Objectives: To determine the rates of mupirocin resistance in staphylococci during a 4 year period (1999-2002) in Greece. Materials: A total of 1200 Staphylococcus aureus and 2760 coagulase-negative staphylococci (CoNS), ...
VIM-1 metallo-β-lactamase in Acinetobacter baumannii
In 2004 and 2005, 5 metallo-β-lactamase (MBL)-positive Acinetobacter baumannii isolates were found in 2 Greek hospitals. Isolates were unrelated and carried blaVIM-1 in a class 1 integron; blaOXA-51- and blaOXA-58-like ...
Predominance of a methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clone susceptible to erythromycin and several other non-β-lactam antibiotics in a Greek hospital
A clone of heterogeneously methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) isolates susceptible to erythromycin, ciprofloxacin, clindamycin, co-trimoxazole, nitrofurantoin, rifampicin, tetracycline and vancomycin, ...
Survey of methicillin-resistant coagulase-negative staphylococci in the hospitals of central Greece
A sample of 450 consecutive, non-replicated coagulase-negative staphylococci (CoNS), collected from clinical specimens during the period 2000-2001 from the five major hospitals of Thessaly district (Central Greece) were ...
Increasing prevalence of high-level gentamicin resistance among enterococci isolated in Greece
High-level gentamicin-resistant enterococci (HLGRE) (MIC >512 mug/ml) were frequently recovered in the AHEPA University Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece, during a 15-month period (67/158, 42.4%). PCR testing showed that ...