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Drug-resistant and hospital-associated Enterococcus faecium from wastewater, riverine estuary and anthropogenically impacted marine catchment basin.Publication
Enterococci, ubiquitous colonizers of humans and other animals, play an increasingly important role in health-care associated infections (HAIs). Acquisition of resistance determinants not only seriously limits available therapeutic options but also increases available gene pool for other species. It is believed that the recent evolution of two clinically relevant species, Enterococcus faecalis and Enterococcus faecium occurred...
Anna Toruńska-Sitarz, Msc in Oceanography, PhD in Earth Sciences. She is a cyanobacteriologist and academic teacher, working in the Division of Marine Biotechnology, University of Gdańsk. Her main scientific interests concern antibacterial compounds from marine organisms, regulation of cyanometabolites production in cyanobacteria and cyanobacterial molecular diversity. Further information