Extended spectrum β-lactamase producing uropathogenic Escherichia coli and the correlation of biofilm with antibiotics resistance in Nepal

Abstract Background Urinary tract infection (UTI) is one of the frequently diagnosed infectious diseases which is caused mainly by Escherichia coli. E. coli confers resistance against the two major classes of antibiotics due to the production of extended spectrum β-lactamase enzymes (ESBL), biofilm,...

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Main Authors: Raju Shrestha, Santosh Khanal, Pramod Poudel, Karan Khadayat, Sajani Ghaju, Anita Bhandari, Sunil Lekhak, Narayan Dutt Pant, Manisha Sharma, Bishnu P. Marasini
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2019-12-01
Series:Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials
Online Access:https://doi.org/10.1186/s12941-019-0340-y