Actinobacteria- An Overview

Actinobacteria

Actinobacteria are Gram-positive, aerobic or facultative, spore-forming bacteria belonging to the order Actinomycetales, characterized by high guanine and cytosine (G + C) content (>55 mol %) in DNAs and rod-shape … Read more

Carbapenem-Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii (CRAB)

Carbapenem-Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii (CRAB)

Carbapenem-Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii (CRAB) is a group of A. baumannii which have developed resistance against the carbapenems. Acinetobacter is a genus of aerobic, glucose non-fermentative, rod-shaped (more precisely, cocco-bacilli), Gram-negative … Read more

ESKAPE Pathogens and Antimicrobial Resistance

ESKAPE Pathogens

ESKAPE Pathogens are a group of multi-drug resistant pathogenic bacteria, mostly responsible for nosocomial (hospital-acquired) infections. ESKAPE is a group of 6 highly pathogenic bacteria associated with severe nosocomial infections. … Read more