Recommended

Investigations Of Recurrent Outbreaks Of Unknow...

Food Borne Salmonellosis Isolation And Molecula...

Conjugative Plasmid Mediating Adhesive Pili In ...

Antifungal Susceptibility, Risk Factors And Tre...

Benefit Of Insecticide-treated Nets, Curtains A...

0 votes
Value Of Phenotypic And Genotypic Identifiation Of Acinetobacter Baumannii Isolates From Two Hospitals In Jordan
Author: Mona R. Bustami, Nermen Dakkak, Lauy F. Abu-qatouseh, Raida Khalil, Khalid Z. Matalka
Publisher: Internet Medical Publishing
8 pages
One time payment: €0.00
Required subscription: Free
Type of publication: Article
DOI: 10.3823/762
Follow this publisher

Share this publication:

Description:

A total of 12 Acinetobacter baumannii isolates have been recovered from hospitalized patients at two hospitals in Jordan over two different periods of time (2006 and 2008). Phenotypic and biochemical characterization with antibiotic susceptibility testing indicated that alln isolates were belonging to A. baumannii. A high degree of conservation of both the 16S-23S rRNA gene intergenic spacer (ITS) length and the ITS sequence was observed among the isolates, and their identities were further confimed by amplifid ribosomal DNA gene restriction analysis (ARDRA). The application of ITS sequence-based identification and ARDRA provide promising tools for the elucidation of the clinical signifiance of genospecies identifiation of  A. baumannii.

About the publisher:

iMedPub Limited is a publishing house registered in UK, publishing medical books and journals since 2005. As an open service to doctors and biomedical researchers, it is driven by clinicians and researchers for themselves, while serving the interests of the general public. iMedPub disseminates research in a tiered system, beginning with our specialty books and journals and then working upwards. The grand vision of iMedPub is a world where all medical researchers and health professionals have an equal opportunity to seek, share and create knowledge. As we are a low cost academic publisher we offer the lowest article processing charges of all biomedical journals and publish books free of charges for authors.

Select a payment method