Vincent O Rotimi

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Affiliation: Kuwait University
Country: Kuwait

Publications

  1. doi Mycobacterium tuberculosis breast infection mimicking pyogenic abscesses in Kuwait
    Ebtehal Al-Roomi
    Department of Microbiology, Clinical Laboratory Services, Mubarak Hospital, Kuwait
    Med Princ Pract 18:245-7. 2009
  2. ncbi Emergence of CTX-M-15 type extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Salmonella spp. in Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates
    Vincent O Rotimi
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    J Med Microbiol 57:881-6. 2008
  3. ncbi Emergence of multidrug-resistant Salmonella spp. and isolates with reduced susceptibility to ciprofloxacin in Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates
    Vincent O Rotimi
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, P O Box 24923, Safat 13110, Kuwait
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 60:71-7. 2008
  4. doi Prevalence of periodontal bacteria in saliva of Kuwaiti children at different age groups
    Vincent O Rotimi
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    J Infect Public Health 3:76-82. 2010
  5. ncbi High frequency of isolation of antibiotic-resistant oral Viridans streptococci from children in Kuwait
    V O Rotimi
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat
    J Chemother 17:493-501. 2005
  6. doi Tetracycline resistance is frequent among Campylobacter jejuni isolates from Kuwait
    M John Albert
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    Microb Drug Resist 15:115-20. 2009
  7. pmc Diarrhoeagenic Escherichia coli are not a significant cause of diarrhoea in hospitalised children in Kuwait
    M John Albert
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Jabriya, Kuwait
    BMC Microbiol 9:62. 2009
  8. doi Increasing prevalence of antimicrobial resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae in Kuwait: implications for therapy
    Eiman M Mokaddas
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Microb Drug Resist 13:227-33. 2007
  9. doi High prevalence of VIM-4 and NDM-1 metallo-β-lactamase among carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae
    Wafaa Jamal
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    J Med Microbiol 62:1239-44. 2013
  10. ncbi Ciprofloxacin resistance and its molecular mechanism in Campylobacter spp. isolated in Kuwait
    M John Albert
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    Microb Drug Resist 11:266-70. 2005

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  1. doi Mycobacterium tuberculosis breast infection mimicking pyogenic abscesses in Kuwait
    Ebtehal Al-Roomi
    Department of Microbiology, Clinical Laboratory Services, Mubarak Hospital, Kuwait
    Med Princ Pract 18:245-7. 2009
    ..To present 2 cases of primary breast abscesses caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis mimicking pyogenic abscesses in healthy young females...
  2. ncbi Emergence of CTX-M-15 type extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Salmonella spp. in Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates
    Vincent O Rotimi
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    J Med Microbiol 57:881-6. 2008
    ..This is of great concern as the gene is also found in association with the ISEcpI gene, which may easily facilitate its spread. These isolates originated mostly from non-Kuwaiti Arabs rather than from people of Asian origin...
  3. ncbi Emergence of multidrug-resistant Salmonella spp. and isolates with reduced susceptibility to ciprofloxacin in Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates
    Vincent O Rotimi
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, P O Box 24923, Safat 13110, Kuwait
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 60:71-7. 2008
    ..7% Salmonella paratyphi. Salmonella spp. with reduced quinolones susceptibility have emerged in the Gulf region, and this is of concern as it may compromise the treatment of infections caused by invasive strains...
  4. doi Prevalence of periodontal bacteria in saliva of Kuwaiti children at different age groups
    Vincent O Rotimi
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    J Infect Public Health 3:76-82. 2010
    ..In conclusion, except for P. gingivalis, the examined periodontal pathogens are relatively common findings in Kuwaiti children and colonize the oral cavity from childhood onwards...
  5. ncbi High frequency of isolation of antibiotic-resistant oral Viridans streptococci from children in Kuwait
    V O Rotimi
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat
    J Chemother 17:493-501. 2005
    ..The difference in the susceptibilities between the species underscores the importance of accurate-identification and the need for surveillance of antimicrobial resistance among clinical isolates in our hospitals...
  6. doi Tetracycline resistance is frequent among Campylobacter jejuni isolates from Kuwait
    M John Albert
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    Microb Drug Resist 15:115-20. 2009
    ..We conclude that tetracycline resistance is a feature of C. jejuni in Kuwait as in other parts of the world and that empirical therapy with tetracycline will yield variable results in Kuwait...
  7. pmc Diarrhoeagenic Escherichia coli are not a significant cause of diarrhoea in hospitalised children in Kuwait
    M John Albert
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Jabriya, Kuwait
    BMC Microbiol 9:62. 2009
    ..coli colony pools...
  8. doi Increasing prevalence of antimicrobial resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae in Kuwait: implications for therapy
    Eiman M Mokaddas
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Microb Drug Resist 13:227-33. 2007
    ..These data are unique because they are representative of the whole Kuwaiti population...
  9. doi High prevalence of VIM-4 and NDM-1 metallo-β-lactamase among carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae
    Wafaa Jamal
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    J Med Microbiol 62:1239-44. 2013
    ..The VIM-4 gene was not transferable by conjugation studies of six selected strains. We demonstrated here the emergence of VIM-4- and NDM-1-producing isolates in the largest teaching hospital in Kuwait. ..
  10. ncbi Ciprofloxacin resistance and its molecular mechanism in Campylobacter spp. isolated in Kuwait
    M John Albert
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    Microb Drug Resist 11:266-70. 2005
    ..Thus, ciprofloxacin is of limited use for treatment in Kuwait and MAMA PCR is a useful assay to study gyrA mutation. Because Kuwait has a large expatriate population of workers, it can be a focus of spread of antimicrobial resistance...
  11. ncbi Epididymo-orchitis and testicular abscess caused by Salmonella enteritidis in immunocompromised patients in Kuwait
    Khalid Al-Obeid
    Department of Microbiology, Mubarak Al Kabeer Teaching Hospital, Kuwait
    Med Princ Pract 15:305-8. 2006
    ..To report relatively uncommon presentations of epididymo-orchitis and testicular abscess caused by Salmonella spp. in 2 immunocompromised patients...
  12. doi A study of the microbiology of diabetic foot infections in a teaching hospital in Kuwait
    Khalifa Al Benwan
    Department of Microbiology, Al Amiri Hospital, Kuwait
    J Infect Public Health 5:1-8. 2012
    ..The majority of isolates were multi-drug resistant. The data gathered in this study will be beneficial for future determinations of empirical therapy policies for the management of DFIs...
  13. pmc Implications of Streptococcus pneumoniae penicillin resistance and serotype distribution in Kuwait for disease treatment and prevention
    Eiman M Mokaddas
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Jabriya, Kuwait
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 15:203-7. 2008
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  14. doi A study of the microbiology of breast abscess in a teaching hospital in Kuwait
    Khalifa Al Benwan
    Department of Microbiology, Al Amiri Hospital, Jabriya, Kuwait
    Med Princ Pract 20:422-6. 2011
    ..To determine the microbiological profile of breast abscess and assess the antibiotic susceptibility of the causative agents...
  15. pmc Discrepancy in antimicrobial susceptibility test results obtained for oral streptococci with the Etest and agar dilution
    Eiman M Mokaddas
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, P O Box 24923, Safat 13110, Kuwait
    J Clin Microbiol 45:2162-5. 2007
    ..The highest rate of very major errors was for vancomycin, at 5.4%. The ET appears to be as efficient as AD for susceptibility testing of VS, except for vancomycin, where very major errors in the results were relatively high...
  16. doi Rapid identification of pathogens directly from blood culture bottles by Bruker matrix-assisted laser desorption laser ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry versus routine methods
    Wafaa Jamal
    Department of Microbiology Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat 13110, Kuwait
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 76:404-8. 2013
    ..7. Four of 8 yeasts were identified correctly. The average turnaround time using the STK was 35 min, including extraction steps and 30:12 to 36:12 h with routine method. The STK holds promise for timely management of bacteremic patients. ..
  17. ncbi Evaluation of Curetis Unyvero, a Multiplex PCR-Based Testing System, for Rapid Detection of Bacteria and Antibiotic Resistance and Impact of the Assay on Management of Severe Nosocomial Pneumonia
    Wafaa Jamal
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Jabriya, Kuwait Microbiology Unit, Mubarak Al Kabir Hospital, Jabriya, Kuwait
    J Clin Microbiol 52:2487-92. 2014
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  18. doi An outbreak of Mycobacterium abscessus infection in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit in Kuwait
    Wafaa Jamal
    From the Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait Microbiology Unit Infection Control Unit, Mubarak Al Kabeer Hospital, Jabriya, Kuwait Microbiology and Immunology Department, Mansoura Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura, Egypt Pediatric Department, Mubarak Al Kabeer Hospital, Jabriya and National TB Reference Laboratory, Shuweikh, Kuwait
    Pediatr Infect Dis J 33:e67-70. 2014
    ..Mycobacterium abscessus has been associated with respiratory tract infections, localized skin and soft tissue infections and sepsis. However, outbreaks of M. abscessus are rare...
  19. ncbi Prevalence of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae among asymptomatic women attending the Capital Health region clinics in Kuwait
    Noura Ahmed Al-Sweih
    Department of Microbiology, Maternity Hospital Kuwait, Kuwait
    Sex Transm Dis 38:793-7. 2011
    ..This study was conducted to determine the prevalence of CT and NG in asymptomatic women attending 4 primary health care clinics in the Capital Health region...
  20. doi Comparison of two matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization-time of flight (MALDI-TOF) mass spectrometry methods and API 20AN for identification of clinically relevant anaerobic bacteria
    Wafaa Y Jamal
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    J Med Microbiol 62:540-4. 2013
    ..Our data suggest that implementation of MALDI-TOF MS as a first step for identification will shorten the turnaround time and reduce the cost in the anaerobe laboratory...
  21. doi Etiology and antibiotic susceptibility patterns of community- and hospital-acquired urinary tract infections in a general hospital in Kuwait
    Khalifa Al Benwan
    Department of Microbiology, Al Amiri Hospital, Kuwait
    Med Princ Pract 19:440-6. 2010
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  22. pmc Antibacterial resistance and their genetic location in MRSA isolated in Kuwait hospitals, 1994-2004
    Edet E Udo
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    BMC Infect Dis 6:168. 2006
    ..In this study, MRSA isolated from patients in Kuwait hospitals were analyzed for resistance trends and the genetic location of their resistance determinants...
  23. ncbi A study of the bacterial flora before and after antiseptic skin preparation of the perineum in male urology patients
    Elijah O Kehinde
    Department of Surgery Division of Urology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    Urol Int 81:403-8. 2008
    ..To establish the bacterial flora of the perineum before and after antiseptic preparation in male urology patients...