Abstract:The present study aims to detect the production of extended-spectrum beta-lactamases
(ESBL) by enterobacteria isolated from samples of fresh shrimp and fish obtained from
the retail trade of the city of Sobral, Ceará State, Brazil. All
bacterial isolates were submitted to identification and antimicrobial susceptibility
testing using aminopenicillin, beta-lactamase inhibitors, carbapenem, 1st,
2nd, 3rd and 4th generation cephalosporins, and
monobactam. Three types of beta-lactamases - ESBL, AmpC and KPC - were … Show more
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