A.1.- Klebsiella pneumoniae and Escherichia coli which carry ß-lactamases blaCTX-M-15:
Epidemiological and molecular study of K. pneumoniae clones and multiresistant E. coli which produce this enzyme. Its main goal is to define the epidemic expansion of these strains and to compare the vectors that carry these genes.
IP: Alicia Coelho
A.2.- Plasmid mediated blaoxy:
Description of the first plasmid that carries ß-lactamasa blaoxy; and study of its diffusion capacity.
IP: Juan José González-López
A.3.-Study the antimicrobial activity of new antimicrobials.
The progressive increase of resistances has promoted new research in new antimicrobials. This work evaluates the activity of new molecules on multiresistant bacterium with different mechanisms of molecular resistance.
IP: Rosa M. Bartolomé
A.4. Mycobacterium resistance to tuberculostatics
Standardization's techniques to study the sensitivity of M. tuberculosis and M. avium. Participating in the international net of WHO and IUATLD. Acting as Supranational Reference Laboratory of WHO to control the quality of the susceptibility tests of M. tuberculosis. Standardization's susceptibility tests of M. tuberculosis to second-line drugs.
IP: Nuria Martín Casabona