Study and analysis of the resistance of Enterococcus bacteria to antibiotics

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Enterococci have acquired resistance to almost all classes of antibiotics. The purpose of this study was to study and analyze the resistance of Enterococcus bacteria to antibiotics isolated from Vladivostok water bodies. The antibiotic resistance of 70 strains of the genus Enterococcus to such antibiotics as tetracycline, streptomycin, erythromycin, ampicillin, levofloxacin, rifampicin, gentamicin, vancomycin was studied by disco diffusion. It turned out that in b. In the b. Zolotoy Rog, more than half of the isolated strains were resistant to streptomycin, erythromycin, and levofloxacin, and in the r. Vtoraya Rechka, more than 50 % of the strains were resistant to streptomycin and rifampicin. The isolated population of enterococcal strains was characterized by multiple resistance to two antibiotics (41 %) in the Second River and three or more antibiotics (45 %) in the Golden River. The most common was resistance to a combination of antibiotics such as streptomycin, rifampicin and erythromycin.

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Svetlana S. Uskova

Far Eastern Federal University

ORCID iD: 0000-0001-7515-1207
SPIN-code: 2127-7799

post-graduate student, Institute of the World

Far Eastern Federal University, 10 p. Ajax, island Russian, st. Vladivostok, Primorsky Territory, 690922, Russian Federation

Alina V. Martynova

Far Eastern Federal University

ORCID iD: 0000-0001-6823-5971
SPIN-code: 1842-1670

Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor of the Department of Biodiversity and Marine Bioresources, Institute of the World Ocean

Far Eastern Federal University, 10 p. Ajax, island Russian, st. Vladivostok, Primorsky Territory, 690922, Russian Federation

Aleksandra V. Kim

Far Eastern Federal University

Author for correspondence.
Ph.D. Biol. Sciences, Senior Lecturer, Dept. Biodiversity and Marine Bioresources, Institute of the World Ocean Far Eastern Federal University, 10 p. Ajax, island Russian, st. Vladivostok, Primorsky Territory, 690922, Russian Federation


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