Acta Microbiol Immunol Hung 2020 Dec 1. Epub 2020 Dec 1.
2Institute of Clinical Microbiology, Albert Szent-Györgyi Clinical Center, University of Szeged, Semmelweis utca 6., 6725 Szeged, Hungary.
Infections caused by carbapenem-resistant Enterobacterales (CRE) present an important therapeutic problem, as there are limited number of effective therapeutic alternatives available. In this study, phenotypic and genotypic methods were used to characterize carbapenemase-production and other resistance-determinants (AmpC and ESBL-production, efflux pump-overexpression) in 50 isolates (Klebsiella spp. n = 35, Escherichia coli n = 12 and Enterobacter cloacae complex n = 3) collected at the Albert Szent-Györgyi Clinical Center (University of Szeged) between 2014 and 2017. Read More