Edet E Udo

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Affiliation: Kuwait University
Country: Kuwait

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Molecular typing of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolated in a Bahrain hospital
    Edet E Udo
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Med Princ Pract 17:308-14. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Frequency of virulence-associated genes in Enterococccus faecalis isolated in Kuwait hospitals
    Edet E Udo
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Health Sciences Centre, Kuwait University, Jabriya, Kuwait
    Med Princ Pract 20:259-64. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Antibacterial resistance and molecular typing of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a Kuwaiti general hospital
    E E Udo
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat 13110
    Med Princ Pract 15:39-45. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Characterisation of non-multiresistant methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (including EMRSA-15) in Kuwait Hospitals
    E E Udo
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Clin Microbiol Infect 12:262-9. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Detection and characterization of an ST97-SCCmec-V community-associated meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clone in a neonatal intensive care unit and special care baby unit
    Edet E Udo
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Health Science Center, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    J Med Microbiol 60:600-4. 2011
  6. pmc Genetic lineages of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Kuwait hospitals
    E E Udo
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, P O Box 24923, Safat 13110, Kuwait
    J Clin Microbiol 46:3514-6. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Surveillance of antibacterial resistance in Staphylococcus aureus isolated in Kuwaiti hospitals
    E E Udo
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Med Princ Pract 17:71-5. 2008
  8. pmc The prevalence of antimicrobial resistance and carriage of virulence genes in Staphylococcus aureus isolated from food handlers in Kuwait City restaurants
    Edet E Udo
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    BMC Res Notes 2:108. 2009
  9. pmc The dissemination of ST80-SCCmec-IV community-associated methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus clone in Kuwait hospitals
    Edet E Udo
    Department of Microbiology, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob 9:31. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Transmission of a Klebsiella pneumoniae clone harbouring genes for CTX-M-15-like and SHV-112 enzymes in a neonatal intensive care unit of a Kuwaiti hospital
    Ali A Dashti
    Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences, Faculty of Allied Health Science, Health Sciences Centre, Kuwait University, and Microbiology Laboratory, Al Jahra Hospital, Kuwait
    J Med Microbiol 59:687-92. 2010

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  1. doi request reprint Molecular typing of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolated in a Bahrain hospital
    Edet E Udo
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Med Princ Pract 17:308-14. 2008
    ..To investigate antibacterial resistance patterns and genetic relatedness of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) obtained at the Salmaniya Medical Complex in Bahrain...
  2. doi request reprint Frequency of virulence-associated genes in Enterococccus faecalis isolated in Kuwait hospitals
    Edet E Udo
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Health Sciences Centre, Kuwait University, Jabriya, Kuwait
    Med Princ Pract 20:259-64. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the carriage of 6 virulence-associated genes in Enterococcus faecalis isolates obtained from patients in 8 hospitals in Kuwait...
  3. ncbi request reprint Antibacterial resistance and molecular typing of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a Kuwaiti general hospital
    E E Udo
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat 13110
    Med Princ Pract 15:39-45. 2006
    ..To investigate antibiotic resistance and genetic relatedness of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) isolated in a general hospital in Kuwait over a period from 1996 to 1998 and 2001...
  4. ncbi request reprint Characterisation of non-multiresistant methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (including EMRSA-15) in Kuwait Hospitals
    E E Udo
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Clin Microbiol Infect 12:262-9. 2006
    ..Thus, this study identified the co-existence of two types of nmMRSA, i.e., CA-MRSA and EMRSA-15, in Kuwait hospitals...
  5. doi request reprint Detection and characterization of an ST97-SCCmec-V community-associated meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus clone in a neonatal intensive care unit and special care baby unit
    Edet E Udo
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Health Science Center, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    J Med Microbiol 60:600-4. 2011
    ..The results showed the transmission of a rare clone of community-associated MRSA belonging to ST97 with the SCCmec-V genotype among neonates in a NICU and SCBU...
  6. pmc Genetic lineages of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Kuwait hospitals
    E E Udo
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, P O Box 24923, Safat 13110, Kuwait
    J Clin Microbiol 46:3514-6. 2008
    ..The ST80 and ST30 clones contained agr allotype 3, cap type 8, and PVL. The results showed that two internationally recognized CAMRSA clones are dominant in Kuwait hospitals...
  7. ncbi request reprint Surveillance of antibacterial resistance in Staphylococcus aureus isolated in Kuwaiti hospitals
    E E Udo
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Med Princ Pract 17:71-5. 2008
    ..To investigate the prevalence of antibiotic resistance among Staphylococcus aureus isolated in Kuwaiti hospitals...
  8. pmc The prevalence of antimicrobial resistance and carriage of virulence genes in Staphylococcus aureus isolated from food handlers in Kuwait City restaurants
    Edet E Udo
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    BMC Res Notes 2:108. 2009
    ..aureus from food handlers in Kuwait restaurants justifying the screening of food handlers to detect and treat carriers and protect restaurant customers from staphylococcal food poisoning...
  9. pmc The dissemination of ST80-SCCmec-IV community-associated methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus clone in Kuwait hospitals
    Edet E Udo
    Department of Microbiology, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob 9:31. 2010
    ..Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) is a global healthcare problem. The purpose of this study was to characterize CA-MRSA clones and their distribution in Kuwait hospitals...
  10. doi request reprint Transmission of a Klebsiella pneumoniae clone harbouring genes for CTX-M-15-like and SHV-112 enzymes in a neonatal intensive care unit of a Kuwaiti hospital
    Ali A Dashti
    Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences, Faculty of Allied Health Science, Health Sciences Centre, Kuwait University, and Microbiology Laboratory, Al Jahra Hospital, Kuwait
    J Med Microbiol 59:687-92. 2010
    ..Further studies are recommended to determine whether this clone is also spreading in other Kuwaiti hospitals...
  11. ncbi request reprint Species prevalence and antibacterial resistance of enterococci isolated in Kuwait hospitals
    Edet E Udo
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, PO Box 24923, Safat 13110, Kuwait
    J Med Microbiol 52:163-8. 2003
    ..All of the vancomycin-resistant strains carried the vanA phenotype and genotype. There was no evidence of clonal spread of the vancomycin-resistant isolates...
  12. pmc Ciprofloxacin-resistant Salmonella enterica serovar typhi from Kuwait with novel mutations in gyrA and parC genes
    Tzonyo Dimitrov
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, P O Box 24923, Safat 13110, Kuwait
    J Clin Microbiol 47:208-11. 2009
    ..Both isolates had three novel gyrA mutations (55-Leu-->Trp, 87-Asp-->Ala, and 106-Gln-->Arg) and three novel parC mutations (84-Glu-->Lys, 106-Trp-->Gly, and 128-Tyr-->Asp)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Structure-antibacterial activity of arylcarbonyl- and arylsulfonyl-piperazine 5-triazolylmethyl oxazolidinones
    Oludotun A Phillips
    Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, Kuwait University, Safat 13110, Kuwait
    Eur J Med Chem 42:214-25. 2007
    ..Antibacterial activity could not be directly correlated with the calculated partition coefficient (ClogP) values in this series of compounds...
  14. doi request reprint Synthesis and structure-antibacterial activity of triazolyl oxazolidinones containing long chain acyl moiety
    Oludotun A Phillips
    Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, Kuwait University, P O Box 24923, Safat 13110, Kuwait
    Eur J Med Chem 43:1095-104. 2008
    ..However, no significant correlation was observed between activity and E(LUMO), E(HOMO) and dipole, respectively...
  15. 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...
  16. doi request reprint Genetic analysis of high-level mupirocin resistance in the ST80 clone of community-associated meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Edet E Udo
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    J Med Microbiol 59:193-9. 2010
    ..The presence of different plasmid profiles in genetically identical isolates creates difficulty in the interpretation of typing results and highlights the weakness of using plasmid analysis as the sole method for strain typing...
  17. doi request reprint Effects of varied substituents on the antibacterial activity of triazolylmethyl oxazolidinones
    Oludotun A Phillips
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    Arch Pharm (Weinheim) 345:790-803. 2012
    ..catarrhalis. However, substitution of guanidino and other water-solubilizing functionalities at the 4N-piperazine position resulted in compounds that are devoid of antibacterial activity...
  18. doi request reprint Synthesis and antibacterial activity of novel 5-(4-methyl-1H-1,2,3-triazole) methyl oxazolidinones
    Oludotun A Phillips
    Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    Eur J Med Chem 44:3217-27. 2009
    ..Whereas the presence of the 4-methyl-1,2,3-triazole moiety in the acyl-piperazine containing analogs resulted in increased protein binding, and decreased antibacterial activity particularly against Streptococcus pneumoniae strains...
  19. doi request reprint Serotypes and antibiotic resistance in Group B streptococcus isolated from patients at the Maternity Hospital, Kuwait
    Samar S Boswihi
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    J Med Microbiol 61:126-31. 2012
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  20. ncbi request reprint Synthesis and antibacterial activity of new N-linked 5-triazolylmethyl oxazolidinones
    Oludotun A Phillips
    Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, Kuwait University, PO Box 24923, Safat 13110, Kuwait
    Bioorg Med Chem 13:4113-23. 2005
    ..Most of the compounds showed excellent antibacterial activity against susceptible and resistant Gram-positive organisms. One of the compounds showed enhanced antibacterial activity against Moraxella catarrhalis...
  21. doi request reprint Synthesis and antibacterial activities of N-substituted-glycinyl 1H-1,2,3-triazolyl oxazolidinones
    Oludotun A Phillips
    Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, Kuwait University, P O Box 24923, Safat 13110, Kuwait Electronic address
    Eur J Med Chem 66:246-57. 2013
    ..Hence, the presence of the N-aroyl and/or N-heteroaroyl glycinyl structural motifs as spacer group could significantly enhance the antibacterial activities of 1H-1,2,3-triazolyl oxazolidinone class of compounds. ..
  22. ncbi request reprint Ciprofloxacin treatment failure in a case of typhoid fever caused by Salmonella enterica serotype Paratyphi A with reduced susceptibility to ciprofloxacin
    Tzonyo Dimitrov
    Department of Medical Laboratories, Microbiology Section, Infectious Diseases Hospital, and Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat 13048, Kuwait
    J Med Microbiol 56:277-9. 2007
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  23. doi request reprint Synthesis, antibacterial and anticonvulsant evaluations of some cyclic enaminones
    Ivan O Edafiogho
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Kuwait University, P O Box 24923, Safat 13110, Kuwait
    Eur J Med Chem 44:967-75. 2009
    ..Surprisingly, none of the enaminone esters had any significant antibacterial activity...
  24. doi request reprint Genotypes and virulence genes in group B streptococcus isolated in the maternity hospital, kuwait
    Edet E Udo
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Med Princ Pract 22:453-7. 2013
    ..Conclusions: GBS isolates obtained at the Maternity Hospital, Kuwait, belonged to diverse genetic backgrounds with the majority carrying multiple virulence genes. ..