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JBRMS 2017, 4(1): 17-21 Back to browse issues page
E-test antibiotic susceptibility of E.coli strains isolated from hospital acquired infections of Imam Khomeini hospital, Ilam, Iran
Lida Bimanand, Norkhoda Sadeghifard, Farid Azizi Jalilian, Hassan Hossainzadegan, Sattar Mohammadi Darbidi, Ali Hemahian, Sobhan Ghafourian, Iraj Pakzad
Clinical Microbiology Research Center, Ilam University of Medical Sciences, Ilam , pakzadi2006@gmail.com
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Introduction: Escherichia coli (E.coli) as a main cause of both nosocomial and community-acquired infections in humans have a relative potential to develop resistance. Nowadays, most infections caused by ESBL-producing E.coli (ESBLEC) had mostly been described as nosocomial acquired or nursing home related. In this study, we employed E-test assay to detect antibiotic resistance of E.coli strains and determine MIC of antibiotics.

Materials and methods: Thirty E.coli strains gathered from Imam Khomeini hospital of Ilam, and cultured on TSB and bacterial suspension prepared by 0.5 µF concentration for E-test. Mueller Hinton agar and E-test strips of Amikacin, Cefepime, Ceftazidime, Ceftriaxone, Gentamicin, Meropenem, Nitrofurantoin, Piperacillin/Tazobactam, Tetracycline, Ticarcillin/ Clavulanic acid, Tobramycin, Trimethoprim were used

Results: Resistance to Ceftriaxone, Tobramycin, Gentamicin, Ticarcillin/ Clavulanic, Amikacin were 19.8%, 26.4%, 23.3%, 62.7%, 70.3%, respectively.

Conclusion: the results indicated, E.coli strains in this study were high sensitivity to Meropenem ,Nitrofuratoin, Ciprofloxacin , Ceftazidime, Cefepime.

Keywords: E-test, Antibiotic susceptibility, E.coli, Ilam, Iran
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Clinical microbiology
Received: 2015/07/5 | Accepted: 2015/10/5 | Published: 2016/07/14
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Bimanand L, Sadeghifard N, Azizi Jalilian F, Hossainzadegan H, Mohammadi Darbidi S, Hemahian A, et al . E-test antibiotic susceptibility of E.coli strains isolated from hospital acquired infections of Imam Khomeini hospital, Ilam, Iran. JBRMS. 2017; 4 (1) :17-21
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