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Transfer of drug resistance factor in Shigella sonnei isolated in Iran.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  772518     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The pattern of drug resistance and incidence of R-factors were studied in Shigella sonnei strains isolated in Iran. Eighty-nine out of 172 strains (51.7%) were resistant to one or more drugs and multiple drug resistance was more common than single drug resistance. The most predominant pattern of resistance observed was (Tc, Cm, Sm, Su). By mixed cultivation, 85.7% of Shigella sonnei resistant strains isolated on the Central Plateau and 100% of the strains from the caspian littoral transferred at least a part of their resistance pattern to sensitive E. coli K12 F- (gamma). In this experiment, 67.1% of our resistant and 17% of our sensitive strains had colicinogenic properties. No such difference could be observed between R+ and sensitive strains isolated in the Caspian littoral.
Authors:
K Badalian; H Tavakoli
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pahlavi medical journal     Volume:  7     ISSN:  0030-9427     ISO Abbreviation:  Pahlavi Med J     Publication Date:  1976 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-07-06     Completed Date:  1976-07-06     Revised Date:  2006-04-13    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1251605     Medline TA:  Pahlavi Med J     Country:  IRAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  71-91     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Anti-Bacterial Agents / pharmacology*
Colicins
Drug Resistance, Microbial / drug effects*
Dysentery, Bacillary / microbiology
Escherichia coli / drug effects
Humans
Iran
Microbial Sensitivity Tests
R Factors / drug effects*
Shigella sonnei / drug effects*,  isolation & purification
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Bacterial Agents; 0/Colicins

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