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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29323070/is-diabetes-mellitus-an-important-risk-factor-for-the-antibiotic-resistance-in-extraintestinal-pathogenic-escherichia-coli
#1
Arindam Chakraborty, Shalini Shenoy, Prabha Adhikari, Vishwas Saralaya, Satish Rao
Escherichia coli is a major cause of extraintestinal infections in all age group. However, the infection becomes more severe when patients have some underlying condition such as Diabetes Mellitus. The aim of the study was to determine whether diabetic mellitus may act as an important risk factor for the E. coli to express drug resistance property. This descriptive study was carried out in a multi-specialty tertiary care hospital. One hundred and twenty-seven E. coli isolates from diabetic patients, and one hundred seventy-three isolates from nondiabetic patients were studied...
October 2017: Indian Journal of Pathology & Microbiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29279590/distribution-of-adeb-and-ndm-1-genes-in-multidrug-resistant-acinetobacter-baumannii-isolated-from-infected-wound-of-patients-admitted-in-a-tertiary-care-hospital-in-bangladesh
#2
M J Hasan, S M Shamsuzzaman
BACKGROUND: The adeB gene in Acinetobacter baumannii regulates the bacterial internal drug efflux pump that plays a significant role in drug resistance. The aim of our study was to determine the occurrence of adeB gene in multidrug resistant and New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase-1 (NDM- 1) gene in imipenem resistant Acinetobacter baumannii isolated from wound swab samples in a tertiary care hospital of Bangladesh. METHODS: A total of 345 wound swab samples were tested for bacterial pathogens...
December 2017: Malaysian Journal of Pathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29259044/deciphering-multifactorial-resistance-phenotypes-in-acinetobacter-baumannii-by-genomics-and-targeted-label-free-proteomics
#3
Tiphaine Cecchini, Eun-Jeong Yoon, Yannick Charretier, Chloé Bardet, Corinne Beaulieu, Xavier Lacoux, Jean-Denis Docquier, Jerome Lemoine, Patrice Courvalin, Catherine Grillot-Courvalin, Jean-Philippe Charrier
Resistance to β-lactams in Acinetobacter baumannii involves various mechanisms. To decipher them, whole genome sequencing (WGS) and real-time quantitative polymerase chain reaction (RT-qPCR) were complemented by mass spectrometry (MS) in selected reaction monitoring mode (SRM) in 39 clinical isolates. The targeted label-free proteomic approach enabled, in one hour and using a single method, the quantitative detection of 16 proteins associated with antibiotic resistance: eight acquired β-lactamases (i.e. GES, NDM-1, OXA-23, OXA-24, OXA-58, PER, TEM-1 and VEB), two resident β-lactamases (i...
December 19, 2017: Molecular & Cellular Proteomics: MCP
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29248295/nota-analogue-a-first-dithiocarbamate-inhibitor-of-metallo-%C3%AE-lactamases
#4
En Zhang, Ming-Ming Wang, Shu-Chao Huang, Shuai-Min Xu, De-Yun Cui, Yuan-Li Bo, Peng-Yan Bai, Yong-Gang Hua, Chun-Ling Xiao, Shangshang Qin
The emergence of antibiotic drug (like carbapenem) resistance is being a global crisis. Among those resistance factors of the β-lactam antibiotics, the metallo-β-lactamases (MBLs) is one of the most important reasons. In this paper, a series of cyclic dithiocarbamate compounds were synthesized and their inhibition activities against MBLs were initially tested combined with meropenem (MEM) by in vitro antibacterial efficacy tests. Sodium 1,4,7-triazonane-1,4,7-tris(carboxylodithioate) (compound 5) was identified as the most active molecule to restore the activity of MEM...
November 7, 2017: Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29237003/illumina-short-read-and-minion-long-read-wgs-to-characterize-the-molecular-epidemiology-of-an-ndm-1-serratia-marcescens-outbreak-in-romania
#5
H T T Phan, N Stoesser, I E Maciuca, F Toma, E Szekely, M Flonta, A T M Hubbard, L Pankhurst, T Do, T E A Peto, A S Walker, D W Crook, D Timofte
Background and Objectives: Serratia marcescens is an emerging nosocomial pathogen, and the carbapenemase blaNDM has been reported in several surveys in Romania. We aimed to investigate the molecular epidemiology of S. marcescens in two Romanian hospitals over 2010-15, including a neonatal NDM-1 S. marcescens outbreak. Methods: Isolates were sequenced using Illumina technology together with carbapenem-non-susceptible NDM-1-positive and NDM-1-negative Klebsiella pneumoniae and Enterobacter cloacae to provide genomic context...
December 8, 2017: Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29229643/cystatin-9-and-c-a-novel-immunotherapy-that-protects-against-multi-drug-resistant-new-delhi-metallo-beta-lactamase-1-producing-klebsiella-pneumoniae
#6
Alex J Holloway, JiehJuen Yu, Bernard P Arulanandam, Sarah M Hoskinson, Tonyia Eaves-Pyles
Multidrug-resistant (MDR) bacterial pneumonia can induce dysregulated pulmonary and systemic inflammation leading to morbidity and mortality. Antibiotics to treat MDR pathogens do not function to modulate the extent and intensity of inflammation and can have serious side effects. Herein, we evaluate the efficacy of two human cysteine proteinase inhibitors, cystatin 9 and cystatin C, as a novel immunotherapeutic treatment to combat MDR New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase-1 (NDM-1) producing Klebsiella pneumoniae (Kp)...
December 11, 2017: Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29227931/synthesis-and-antibacterial-evaluation-of-novel-cationic-chalcone-derivatives-possessing-broad-spectrum-antibacterial-activity
#7
Wen-Chao Chu, Peng-Yan Bai, Zhao-Qing Yang, De-Yun Cui, Yong-Gang Hua, Yi Yang, Qian-Qian Yang, En Zhang, Shangshang Qin
There is an urgent need to identify new antibiotics with novel mechanisms that combat antibiotic resistant bacteria. Herein, a series of chalcone derivatives that mimic the essential properties of cationic antimicrobial peptides were designed and synthesized. Antibacterial activities against drug-sensitive bacteria, including Staphylococcus aureus, Enterococcus faecalis, Escherichia coli and Salmonella enterica, as well as clinical multiple drug resistant isolates of methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA), KPC-2-producing and NDM-1-producing Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae were evaluated...
December 5, 2017: European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29226698/in-vitro-and-in-vivo-activity-of-manuka-honey-against-ndm-1-producing-klebsiella-pneumoniae-st11
#8
Muhammad Usman Qamar, Sidrah Saleem, Mark Alexander Toleman, Muhammad Saqalein, Muhammad Waseem, Muhammad Atif Nisar, Mohsin Khurshid, Zeeshan Taj, Shah Jahan
AIM: To determine the therapeutic potential of Manuka honey against New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase-1-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae ST11 in vitro and in vivo. MATERIALS & METHODS: Carbapenamases and metallo-β-lactamases-producing K. pneumoniae ST11 isolated from blood culture was confirmed by VITEK-2® system, matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight and multilocus sequence typing, followed by determination of minimum inhibitory concentration (μg/ml) using VITEK-2 system...
December 11, 2017: Future Microbiology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29202600/structural-and-functional-insight-of-new-delhi-metallo-%C3%AE-lactamase-1-variants
#9
Sidra Khan, Abid Ali, Asad U Khan
New Delhi Metallo β-lactamase-1 (NDM-1) is a member of the Metallo-β-lactamase family, capable of catalyzing the hydrolysis of all β-lactam antibiotics. The rapid dissemination of NDM producers, 'superbugs', has become a worldwide concern to health workers. Seventeen different variants of NDM have been reported so far, across the world. These variants varied in their sequences either by single or multiple amino acid substitutions. This review summarizes the crystal structure of NDM and provides a comparative analysis of all variants...
December 5, 2017: Future Medicinal Chemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29201380/first-case-of-bacteraemia-due-to-acinetobacter-schindleri-harbouring-blandm-1-in-an-immunocompromised-patient
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S Montaña, S Palombarani, M Carulla, A Kunst, C H Rodriguez, M Nastro, C Vay, M S Ramirez, M Almuzara
Clinically significant NDM-1-producing Acinetobacter schindleri has not yet been described in the literature. We report the first case of bacteraemia due to an A. schindleri strain harbouring blaNDM-1 recovered from an immunocompromised patient. Our report reinforces the fact that NDM-1 can easily be acquired by Acinetobacter species.
January 2018: New Microbes and New Infections
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29195767/ndm-1-encoded-by-a-pndm-hn380-like-plasmid-pndm-bj03-in-clinical-enterobacter-cloacae
#11
Yang Lü, Wei Liu, Hui Liang, Shulong Zhao, Wei Zhang, Jia Liu, Cheng Jin, Hongyan Hu
A carbapenemase-producing Enterobacter cloacae hhy03 with a blaNDM-1 and blaSHV-12-coharboring plasmid was isolated from a sputum specimen of a patient. This is the third nucleotide sequence report of blaNDM-1-harboring plasmid from Enterobacter cloacae that have caused lethal infections in China, indicating the spread of NDM-1 by IncX3 plasmid between Enterobacteriaceae.
November 7, 2017: Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29186432/bacterial-zincophore-s-s-ethylenediamine-n-n-disuccinic-acid-is-an-effective-inhibitor-of-mbls
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Anna Proschak, Jan Kramer, Ewgenij Proschak, Thomas A Wichelhaus
Objectives: Carbapenemases such as MBLs are spreading among Gram-negative bacterial pathogens. Infections due to these MDR bacteria constitute a major global health challenge. Therapeutic strategies against carbapenemase-producing bacteria include β-lactamase inhibitor combinations. [S,S]-ethylenediamine-N,N'-disuccinic acid (EDDS) is a chelator and potential inhibitor of MBLs. We investigated the activity of EDDS in combination with imipenem against MBL-producing bacteria in vitro as well as in vivo...
November 23, 2017: Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29168466/new-delhi-metallo-%C3%AE-lactamase-type-carbapenemases-producing-escherichia-coli-isolates-from-hospitalized-patients-a-pilot-study
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Shyam Sunder Grover, Ananya Doda, Nupur Gupta, Inderjeet Gandhoke, Jyoti Batra, Charoo Hans, Shashi Khare
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES: Resistances to carbapenem group of antimicrobials among Escherichia coli due to production of carbapenemases, especially the New Delhi metallo-β-lactamase (NDM) types, pose serious challenges in the treatment of infections in healthcare settings. This study was undertaken to detect NDM producing E. coli isolates from hospitalized patients with urinary tract infection (UTI). METHODS: A total of 30 non-repetitive isolates of E. coli from hospitalized patients with clinical suspicion of UTI were subjected to antimicrobial susceptibility testing...
July 2017: Indian Journal of Medical Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29161945/identification-of-an-ndm-1-producing-klebsiella-pneumoniae-from-diabetic-foot-ulcer-in-china
#14
Shuai Ye, Li Ni, Sihu Wang, Wu Dai
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 22, 2017: Infectious Diseases
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29133551/copper-ions-and-coordination-complexes-as-novel-carbapenem-adjuvants
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Karrera Y Djoko, Maud E S Achard, Minh-Duy Phan, Alvin W Lo, Manfredi Miraula, Sasiprapa Prombhul, Steven J Hancock, Kate M Peters, Hanna Sidjabat, Patrick N Harris, Nataša Mitić, Timothy R Walsh, Gregory J Anderson, William M Shafer, David L Paterson, Gerhard Schenk, Alastair G McEwan, Mark A Schembri
Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae are an urgent threat to global human health. These organisms produce β-lactamases with carbapenemase activity, such as the metallo-β-lactamase NDM-1, which is notable due to its association with mobile genetic elements and the lack of a clinically useful inhibitor. Here we examined the ability of copper to inhibit the activity of NDM-1 and explored the potential of a copper coordination complex as a mechanism to efficiently deliver copper as an adjuvant in clinical therapeutics...
November 13, 2017: Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29126736/synthesis-and-bioactivities-study-of-new-antibacterial-peptide-mimics-the-dialkyl-cationic-amphiphiles
#16
En Zhang, Peng-Yan Bai, De-Yun Cui, Wen-Chao Chu, Yong-Gang Hua, Qin Liu, Hai-Yang Yin, Yong-Jie Zhang, Shangshang Qin, Hong-Min Liu
The emergence of infectious diseases caused by pathogenic bacteria is widespread. Therefore, it is urgently required to enhance the development of novel antimicrobial agents with high antibacterial activity and low cytotoxicity. A series of novel dialkyl cationic amphiphiles bearing two identical length lipophilic alkyl chains and one non-peptidic amide bond were synthesized and tested for antimicrobial activities against both Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. Particular compounds synthesized showed excellent antibacterial activity toward drug-sensitive bacteria such as S...
October 17, 2017: European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29126236/identification-and-genomic-characterization-of-a-kpc-2-ndm-1-and-ndm-5-producing-klebsiella-michiganensis-isolate
#17
Beiwen Zheng, Hao Xu, Xiao Yu, Tao Lv, Xiawei Jiang, Hong Cheng, Jing Zhang, Yunbo Chen, Chen Huang, Yonghong Xiao
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 8, 2017: Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29122729/draft-genome-sequence-of-enterobacter-cloacae-st128-a-clinical-strain-coproducing-kpc-2-and-ndm-1-carbapenemases
#18
Xi Li, Yongze Zhu, Mengyuan Shen, Jing Du, Lei Zhang, Dairong Wang
OBJECTIVES: Enterobacter cloacae is one of the major pathogens responsible for a variety of human infections. Here, we report the draft genome sequence of a multidrug-resistant E. cloacae strain HBY that was isolated from a female in China. METHODS: Whole-genomic DNA of E. cloacae strain HBY was extracted and was sequenced using an Illumina-Hiseq™ 2000 platform. The generated sequence reads were assembled using CLC Genomics Workbench. The draft genome was annotated using Rapid Annotation using Subsystem Technology and the presence of antimicrobial resistance genes was identified...
November 6, 2017: Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29122480/azolylthioacetamides-as-a-potent-scaffold-for-the-development-of-metallo-%C3%AE-lactamase-inhibitors
#19
Yang Xiang, Ya-Nan Chang, Ying Ge, Joon S Kang, Yi-Lin Zhang, Xiao-Long Liu, Peter Oelschlaeger, Ke-Wu Yang
In an effort to develop new inhibitors of metallo-β-lactamases (MβLs), twenty-eight azolylthioacetamides were synthesized and assayed against MβLs. The obtained benzimidazolyl and benzioxazolyl substituted 1-19 specifically inhibited the enzyme ImiS, and 10 was found to be the most potent inhibitor of ImiS with an IC50 value of 15 nM. The nitrobenzimidazolyl substituted 20-28 specifically inhibited NDM-1, with 27 being the most potent inhibitor with an IC50 value of 170 nM. Further studies with 10, 11, and 27 revealed a mixed inhibition mode with competitive and uncompetitive inhibition constants in a similar range as the IC50 values...
October 20, 2017: Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29115130/total-syntheses-of-natural-metallophores-staphylopine-and-aspergillomarasmine-a
#20
Jian Zhang, Sanshan Wang, Yingjie Bai, Qianqian Guo, Jiang Zhou, Xiaoguang Lei
Successful competition for metals by pathogenic bacteria from the host is an important factor in the establishment of a bac-terial infection. Staphylopine was discovered and functionally evaluated as a novel type of metallophore that Staphylococ-cus aureus employs to acquire multiple divalent transition metals. Aspergillomarasmine A (AMA), with a similar structure to staphylopine, was recently identified as an inhibitor of metallo-β-lactamases NDM-1 and VIM-2, which suggests AMA has a similar metal chelation property as staphylopine...
November 8, 2017: Journal of Organic Chemistry
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