Biocide tolerance and antibiotic resistance of Enterobacter spp. isolated from an Algerian hospital environment.

Affiliation

Laboratoire de Microbiologie Appliquée à l'Agroalimentaire, au Biomédical et à l'Environnement (LAMAABE), Université de Tlemcen, Tlemcen, Algeria. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

In this study, 77 Enterobacter spp. isolates from a collection of 175 Gram-negative bacilli isolated from Tlemcen University Hospital Center (North-West of Algeria) were tested for antibiotic resistance, biocide tolerance and genetic determinants of antimicrobial resistance.

Keywords

Antibiotics,Biocides,Enterobacter,Resistance,

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