Recent Submissions

  • Carbapenem resistance expressed by Gram-negative bacilli isolated from a cohort of Libyan patients 

    Shallouf, Mohamed; Abrantes, Pedro Miguel dos Santos; Africa, Charlene W.J. (BioMed Central, 2016)
    Background and objectives: Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) and other Gram-negative bacteria are among the most common pathogens responsible for both community and hospital acquired infection. The global spread ...
  • Rare fungal species isolated from Libyan diabetic patients 

    Esmaio, Mustafa; Abrantes, Pedro Miguel dos Santos; Africa, Charlene W.J. (Infection Control Africa Network (ICAN), 2016)
    BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The emerging resistance of Candida species to antifungals routinely used to treat candidiasis in HIV patients and in patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) has resulted in the frequent isolation ...
  • Antimicrobial resistant Gram-positive cocci in pregnant mothers with aerobic vaginitis 

    Kaambo, Eveline; Abrantes, Pedro Miguel dos Santos; McArthur, Carole; Africa, Charlene W.J. (Infection Control Africa Network (ICAN), 2016)
    The vaginal microbiota of a healthy asymptomatic woman consists of an extensive diversity of anaerobic and aerobic bacterial genera and species dominated by the microaerophilic genus Lactobacillus , known to inhibit the ...
  • Proteomics of drug-resistant HIV-associated candidiasis 

    Abrantes, Pedro Miguel dos Santos; Bouic, Patrick J.D.; Africa, Charlene W.J. (University of the Western Cape, 2015)
    Candidiasis and HIV co-infection may cause increased patient morbidity and mortality due to oropharyngeal or systemic dissemination. Limited information exists on the prevalence, antifungal susceptibility profiles and drug ...