Maria José Espinar

Summary

Affiliation: University of Porto
Country: Portugal

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Extended-spectrum β-lactamases of Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae screened by the VITEK 2 system
    Maria José Espinar
    Microbiology Laboratory of Clinical Pathology Department, Hospital Sao Joao, Porto, Portugal
    J Med Microbiol 60:756-60. 2011
  2. pmc Urinary Tract Infections in Kidney Transplant Patients Due to Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae-Producing Extended-Spectrum β-Lactamases: Risk Factors and Molecular Epidemiology
    Maria José Espinar
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal Clinical Pathology Department, Hospital Sao Joao, Porto, Portugal
    PLoS ONE 10:e0134737. 2015

Detail Information

Publications2

  1. doi request reprint Extended-spectrum β-lactamases of Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae screened by the VITEK 2 system
    Maria José Espinar
    Microbiology Laboratory of Clinical Pathology Department, Hospital Sao Joao, Porto, Portugal
    J Med Microbiol 60:756-60. 2011
    ..Overall, this study demonstrates the need for a confirmatory test following positive ESBL detection with the VITEK 2 system (panel AST-037), which appears to yield a large number of false-positive results...
  2. pmc Urinary Tract Infections in Kidney Transplant Patients Due to Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae-Producing Extended-Spectrum β-Lactamases: Risk Factors and Molecular Epidemiology
    Maria José Espinar
    Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal Clinical Pathology Department, Hospital Sao Joao, Porto, Portugal
    PLoS ONE 10:e0134737. 2015
    ..UTI by ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae in KTPs represent an important clinical challenge regarding not only hospitalized patients but also concerning outpatients. ..