Carmen Velasco

Summary

Affiliation: Universidad de Sevilla
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Plasmid-mediated quinolone resistance: an update
    José Manuel Rodríguez-Martínez
    Department of Microbiology, University of Seville, Avda Sanchez Pizjuan s n, 41009, Seville, Spain
    J Infect Chemother 17:149-82. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Clinical and molecular epidemiology of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus causing bacteraemia in Southern Spain
    C Velasco
    Departamento de Microbiologia, Universidad de Sevilla, Av Sánchez Pizjuán S N, Seville, Spain
    J Hosp Infect 81:257-63. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Analysis of plasmids encoding extended-spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBLs) from Escherichia coli isolated from non-hospitalised patients in Seville
    Carmen Velasco
    Department of Microbiology, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 29:89-92. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Smaqnr, a new chromosome-encoded quinolone resistance determinant in Serratia marcescens
    C Velasco
    Department of Microbiology, University of Seville, Seville, Spain
    J Antimicrob Chemother 65:239-42. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Long-term control of endemic hospital-wide methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA): the impact of targeted active surveillance for MRSA in patients and healthcare workers
    Jesús Rodríguez-Baño
    Seccion de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Servicio de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitario Virgen Macarena, and the Departamento de Medicina, Universidad de Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:786-95. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Neonatal sepsis caused by a CTX-M-32-producing Escherichia coli isolate
    Lorena López-Cerero
    Microbiology Department, University Hospital Virgen Macarena, Faculty of Medicine, University of Seville, Seville, Spain
    J Med Microbiol 57:1303-5. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparative in vitro activity of ertapenem against extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae isolated in Spain
    Jose R Hernandez
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Seville, Av Sánchez Pizjuán S N, 41009 Seville, Spain
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 28:457-9. 2006
  8. pmc Effect of Statin Therapy in the Outcome of Bloodstream Infections Due to Staphylococcus aureus: A Prospective Cohort Study
    Luis E López-Cortés
    Unidad Clínica de Enfermedades Infecciosas y Microbiología, Hospital Universitario Virgen Macarena, Seville, Spain
    PLoS ONE 8:e82958. 2013
  9. pmc Long-term control of hospital-wide, endemic multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii through a comprehensive "bundle" approach
    Jesús Rodríguez-Baño
    Sección Enfermedades Infecciosas, Hospital Universitario Virgen Macarena and Departamento de Medicina, Universidad de Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain
    Am J Infect Control 37:715-22. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint [Fresh versus pasteurized yogurt: comparative study of the effects on microbiological and immunological parameters, and gastrointestinal comfort]
    Sofía Ballesta
    Departamento de Microbiología de la Facultad de Medicina Universidad de Sevilla, Avenida de Sánchez Pizjuán s n, Seville, Spain
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 26:552-7. 2008

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Publications12

  1. doi request reprint Plasmid-mediated quinolone resistance: an update
    José Manuel Rodríguez-Martínez
    Department of Microbiology, University of Seville, Avda Sanchez Pizjuan s n, 41009, Seville, Spain
    J Infect Chemother 17:149-82. 2011
    ..One important point is that although these mechanisms cause only low-level resistance, they favor and complement the selection of other resistance mechanisms...
  2. doi request reprint Clinical and molecular epidemiology of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus causing bacteraemia in Southern Spain
    C Velasco
    Departamento de Microbiologia, Universidad de Sevilla, Av Sánchez Pizjuán S N, Seville, Spain
    J Hosp Infect 81:257-63. 2012
    ..There is a need to monitor the situation using a combination of molecular and clinical data because, although MRSA clones tend to predominate over wide geographical areas, clonal shifts may take place...
  3. ncbi request reprint Analysis of plasmids encoding extended-spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBLs) from Escherichia coli isolated from non-hospitalised patients in Seville
    Carmen Velasco
    Department of Microbiology, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 29:89-92. 2007
    ..Our data suggest that a single type or very closely related plasmids harbouring CTX-M-14 are spreading in the community among unrelated E. coli isolates in our area...
  4. doi request reprint Smaqnr, a new chromosome-encoded quinolone resistance determinant in Serratia marcescens
    C Velasco
    Department of Microbiology, University of Seville, Seville, Spain
    J Antimicrob Chemother 65:239-42. 2010
    ..A new pentapeptide repeat (PRP) protein, named SmaQnr, from the clinically relevant species Serratia marcescens, which decreased susceptibility to quinolones when expressed in Escherichia coli, is reported herein...
  5. doi request reprint Long-term control of endemic hospital-wide methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA): the impact of targeted active surveillance for MRSA in patients and healthcare workers
    Jesús Rodríguez-Baño
    Seccion de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Servicio de Microbiologia, Hospital Universitario Virgen Macarena, and the Departamento de Medicina, Universidad de Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:786-95. 2010
    ..To evaluate the long-term impact of successive interventions on rates of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) colonization or infection and MRSA bacteremia in an endemic hospital-wide situation...
  6. doi request reprint Neonatal sepsis caused by a CTX-M-32-producing Escherichia coli isolate
    Lorena López-Cerero
    Microbiology Department, University Hospital Virgen Macarena, Faculty of Medicine, University of Seville, Seville, Spain
    J Med Microbiol 57:1303-5. 2008
    ..Increased dissemination of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing E. coli in the community should be borne in mind for empirical therapy of sepsis in high-risk newborns...
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparative in vitro activity of ertapenem against extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae isolated in Spain
    Jose R Hernandez
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Seville, Av Sánchez Pizjuán S N, 41009 Seville, Spain
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 28:457-9. 2006
    ..Ertapenem activity was similar to that of imipenem and meropenem and better than that of the other antimicrobials tested. No differences in activity were observed regarding the origin of the isolates or type of ESBL produced...
  8. pmc Effect of Statin Therapy in the Outcome of Bloodstream Infections Due to Staphylococcus aureus: A Prospective Cohort Study
    Luis E López-Cortés
    Unidad Clínica de Enfermedades Infecciosas y Microbiología, Hospital Universitario Virgen Macarena, Seville, Spain
    PLoS ONE 8:e82958. 2013
    ..Statins have pleiotropic effects that could influence the prevention and outcome of some infectious diseases. There is no information about their specific effect on Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia (SAB)...
  9. pmc Long-term control of hospital-wide, endemic multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii through a comprehensive "bundle" approach
    Jesús Rodríguez-Baño
    Sección Enfermedades Infecciosas, Hospital Universitario Virgen Macarena and Departamento de Medicina, Universidad de Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain
    Am J Infect Control 37:715-22. 2009
    ..Data on the efficacy of infection control measures in endemic situations are lacking. Here, we investigated the impact of a long-term multifaceted "bundle" approach in controlling endemic MDR Ab in a 950-bed tertiary care center...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Fresh versus pasteurized yogurt: comparative study of the effects on microbiological and immunological parameters, and gastrointestinal comfort]
    Sofía Ballesta
    Departamento de Microbiología de la Facultad de Medicina Universidad de Sevilla, Avenida de Sánchez Pizjuán s n, Seville, Spain
    Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin 26:552-7. 2008
    ..To determine whether the beneficial effects of yogurt are dependent on the viability of lactic bacteria and exclusive to fresh yogurt, by comparison with the effects of yogurt that is pasteurized after fermentation...
  11. ncbi request reprint Resistance to imipenem and zinc in clinical isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa
    Carmen Velasco
    Int J Antimicrob Agents 28:377-8. 2006
  12. ncbi request reprint Roxithromycin-induced eosinophilic pneumonia
    Jose L Perez-Castrillon
    Ann Pharmacother 36:1808-9. 2002