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Prevalence of Extended Spectrum β-lactamase SHV and OXA Producing Gram Negative Bacteria at Tertiary Care Hospital of Lahore, Pakistan

Prevalence of Extended Spectrum β-lactamase SHV and OXA Producing Gram Negative Bacteria at Tertiary Care Hospital of Lahore, Pakistan

Abdul Waheed1,2, Sidrah Saleem1, Naveed Shahzad3, Junaid Akhtar4, Muhammad Saeed5, Iqra Jameel1, Farhan Rasheed6 and Shah Jahan7,*

1Department of Microbiology, University of Health Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan
2College of Allied Health Professional, Directorate of Medical Sciences, Government College University, Faisalabad, Pakistan
3School of Biological Sciences, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan.
4Department of Allied Health Sciences, Sargodha Medical College, University of Sargodha, Sargodha, Pakistan
5Pathology Department, DHQ Hospital, Mandi Bahauddin, Pakistan
6Department of Microbiology, Allama Iqbal Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan 7Department of Immunology, University of Health Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan.

*      Corresponding author: shahjahan@uhs.edu.pk

 

Fig. 1.

Phenotypic detection of ESBL producers by Combination disc method and Double disc synergy test respectively; A) The presence of elliptical inhibitory zone between cefotaxime and augmentin indicate the ESBL positive organism; B) Positive results are shown by increase in > 5-mm zone diameter for either antimicrobial agent tested in combination with clavulanate vs the zone diameter of the agent when tested alone; CAZ, Ceftazidime disc; CTX, Cefotaxime disc.

Pakistan Journal of Zoology

December

Vol. 51, Iss. 6, Pages 1999-2399

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