Klebsiella pneumoniae: an increasing threat to public health

  Drug resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae  is a cause of concern in hospitals, due to a range of acute infections caused by the organism. Some risk factors associated with K. pneumoniae infections are gender, age, hospitalization status, source of domestic water (river, rain, well, bottled, piped, boiled), companion animals (cats, dogs,…

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Wild boar as a reservoir of antimicrobial resistance

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR)  has been recognized as an emerging and growing problem worldwide. The concept of “One health” clearly highlights the ubiquitous distribution of these resistant organisms in humans, soil, water and environment.  Though the knowledge about these organisms in humans is well versed but literature pertaining to other zones…

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Antibiotic Resistance and Virulence Gene Characteristics of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Isolated from Healthy Edible Marine Fish

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a major pathogen that causes severe multidrug-resistant infections in animals and humans. The S. aureus infection can be minor skin infections to life threatening conditions like bacteraemia, endocarditis, meningitis, toxic shock syndrome, pneumonia, and osteomyelitis. Although the MRSA was found in humans and other animals…

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