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Title: Plasmid-mediated antibiotic resistance in Pseudomonas aeruginosa from well water sediments and their transformation into Escherichia coli
Authors: Padilla, C.
Vasquez, C.
Keywords: Resistance ; Plasmid ; Chloramphenicol ; Genetic transformation ; Pseudomonas aeruginosa ; Pseudomonadaceae ; Pseudomonadales ; Bacteria ; Antibiotic ;
Issue Date: 1993
Publisher: Blackwell Science, Oxford
Citation: Letters in Applied Microbiology 16 (1):17-20
Abstract: Several isolates from well sediments were identified as Pseudomonas aeruginosa and screened for antibiotic resistance and for the presence of extrachromosomal elements. Most strains were resistant to ampicillin and chloramphenicol and only five harboured plasmids. Two or them, pAz-10 and pC-20 were found to be responsible for azlocillin and chloramphenicol resistance, respectively. This was demonstrated indirectly by their ability to confer resistance to these antibacterials when transformed into susceptible Escherichia coli hosts
Description: Padilla, C. and Vasquez, C. Laboratorio de Biología Molecular, Departamento de Ciencias Biológicas, Universidad de Talca, Casilla 747, Talca, Chile.
URI: http://dspace.utalca.cl/handle/1950/4604
ISSN: 0266-8254
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