First detection of the blaOXA-23 gene in a multidrug-resistant A. baumannii clinical isolate from Cochabamba, Bolivia

  • Elena Sevillano Faculty of Medicine and Dentristry, University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU, Bilbao, Spain
  • Mirella Moreno Faculty of Medicine and Dentristry, University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU, Bilbao, Spain
  • Fatima Funes Faculty of Pharmaceutical and Biochemical Sciences, University of San Simón UMSS, Cochabamba, Bolivia
  • Magaly Espinoza Viedma Hospital, Cochabamba, Bolivia
  • Zulema Bustamante Faculty of Pharmaceutical and Biochemical Sciences, University of San Simón UMSS, Cochabamba, Bolivia
  • Lucía Gallego Faculty of Medicine and Dentristry, University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU, Bilbao, Spain
Keywords: Acinetobacter baumannii, multidrug-resistance, carbapenemase, OXA-23, ISAba1

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Author Biographies

Elena Sevillano, Faculty of Medicine and Dentristry, University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU, Bilbao, Spain

Dptment. Immunology, Microbiology & Parasitology

Researcher of the Laboratory of Antibiotics & Molecular Bacteriology

Mirella Moreno, Faculty of Medicine and Dentristry, University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU, Bilbao, Spain

Dptment. Immunology, Microbiology & Parasitology

PhD student of the Laboratory of Antibiotics & Molecular Bacteriology

Fatima Funes, Faculty of Pharmaceutical and Biochemical Sciences, University of San Simón UMSS, Cochabamba, Bolivia

Department of Biochemistry

Faculty of Pharmaceutical and Biochemical Sciences

Head of the Healthcare Laboratory

Magaly Espinoza, Viedma Hospital, Cochabamba, Bolivia

Microbiology Service

Hospital Viedma

Zulema Bustamante, Faculty of Pharmaceutical and Biochemical Sciences, University of San Simón UMSS, Cochabamba, Bolivia

Department of Biochemistry

Faculty of Pharmaceutical and Biochemical Sciences

Head of the Molecular Biology Laboratory

Lucía Gallego, Faculty of Medicine and Dentristry, University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU, Bilbao, Spain

Dptment. Immunology, Microbiology & Parasitology

Head of the Laboratory of Antibiotics & Molecular Bacteriology

Published
2016-11-24
How to Cite
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Sevillano E, Moreno M, Funes F, Espinoza M, Bustamante Z, Gallego L (2016) First detection of the blaOXA-23 gene in a multidrug-resistant A. baumannii clinical isolate from Cochabamba, Bolivia. J Infect Dev Ctries 10:1271-1274. doi: 10.3855/jidc.7907
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