Antibiotic Resistance in Enterococcus faecalis Isolated from Hospitalized Patients

Esrafil Balaei Gajan, Adileh Shirmohammadi, Mohammad Aghazadeh, Mohammad Alizadeh, Alireza Sighari Deljavan & Farzin Ahmadpour
Background and aims. Enterococci are Gram-positive cocci that often occur in pairs (diplococci) or short chains. Beside developing high level of antibiotic resistance, these bacteria can cause wide range of disease in human, thus to help provide an effective treatment for infections caused by this genus, this study was conceived to provide information on Enterococcus faecalis Antibiotic resistance to widely used antibiotics in hospitalized patients. Materials and methods. Disk diffusion agar and Broth dilution methods...