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1.

Antibiotic resistant Klebsiella spp. from a hospital, hospital effluents and wastewater treatment plants in the uMgungundlovu District, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

King TLB, Schmidt S, Essack SY.

Sci Total Environ. 2019 Nov 18:135550. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.135550. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31818599
2.

The Resistome, Mobilome, Virulome and Phylogenomics of Multidrug-Resistant Escherichia coli Clinical Isolates from Pretoria, South Africa.

Mbelle NM, Feldman C, Osei Sekyere J, Maningi NE, Modipane L, Essack SY.

Sci Rep. 2019 Nov 11;9(1):16457. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-52859-2.

3.

Draft genome sequence of a clinical Acinetobacter haemolyticus isolate from South Africa.

Founou RC, Founou LL, Allam M, Ismail A, Essack SY.

J Glob Antimicrob Resist. 2019 Oct 23;20:16-17. doi: 10.1016/j.jgar.2019.10.015. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31655135
4.

Antibiotic Resistance in Staphylococcus aureus from Poultry and Poultry Products in uMgungundlovu District, South Africa, Using the "Farm to Fork" Approach.

Amoako DG, Somboro AM, Abia ALK, Molechan C, Perrett K, Bester LA, Essack SY.

Microb Drug Resist. 2019 Oct 24. doi: 10.1089/mdr.2019.0201. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31647362
5.

Genomic analysis of two drug-resistant clinical Morganella morganii strains isolated from UTI patients in Pretoria, South Africa.

Mbelle N, Osei Sekyere J, Feldman C, Maningi NE, Modipane L, Essack SY.

Lett Appl Microbiol. 2020 Jan;70(1):21-28. doi: 10.1111/lam.13237. Epub 2019 Nov 8.

PMID:
31630429
6.

Genome Mining and Comparative Pathogenomic Analysis of An Endemic Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Clone, ST612-CC8-t1257-SCCmec_IVd(2B), Isolated in South Africa.

Amoako DG, Somboro AM, Abia ALK, Allam M, Ismail A, Bester LA, Essack SY.

Pathogens. 2019 Sep 27;8(4). pii: E166. doi: 10.3390/pathogens8040166.

7.

Genomic analysis of a multidrug-resistant clinical Providencia rettgeri (PR002) strain with the novel integron ln1483 and an A/C plasmid replicon.

Mbelle NM, Osei Sekyere J, Amoako DG, Maningi NE, Modipane L, Essack SY, Feldman C.

Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2019 Sep 23. doi: 10.1111/nyas.14237. [Epub ahead of print]

PMID:
31549428
8.

Molecular epidemiology of antibiotic-resistant Enterococcus spp. from the farm-to-fork continuum in intensive poultry production in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

Molechan C, Amoako DG, Abia ALK, Somboro AM, Bester LA, Essack SY.

Sci Total Environ. 2019 Nov 20;692:868-878. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.07.324. Epub 2019 Jul 21.

PMID:
31539992
9.

Are nursing infusion practices delivering full-dose antimicrobial treatment?

Rout J, Essack S, Brysiewicz P.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2019 Dec 1;74(12):3418-3422. doi: 10.1093/jac/dkz365.

PMID:
31504574
10.

Genome Sequence of a Novel Enterococcus faecalis Sequence Type 922 Strain Isolated from a Door Handle in the Intensive Care Unit of a District Hospital in Durban, South Africa.

Shobo CO, Amoako DG, Allam M, Ismail A, Essack SY, Bester LA.

Microbiol Resour Announc. 2019 Aug 29;8(35). pii: e00582-19. doi: 10.1128/MRA.00582-19.

11.

Topical (local) antibiotics for respiratory infections with sore throat: An antibiotic stewardship perspective.

Essack S, Bell J, Burgoyne DS, Duerden M, Shephard A.

J Clin Pharm Ther. 2019 Dec;44(6):829-837. doi: 10.1111/jcpt.13012. Epub 2019 Aug 13. Review.

12.

Whole-Genome Sequences of Two Multidrug-Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii Strains Isolated from Patients with Urinary Tract Infection in Ghana.

Agyepong N, Govinden U, Owusu-Ofori A, Allam M, Ismail A, Pedersen T, Sundsfjord A, Essack S.

Microbiol Resour Announc. 2019 Aug 1;8(31). pii: e00270-19. doi: 10.1128/MRA.00270-19.

13.

Whole-Genome Shotgun Sequence of Drug-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Strain SA9, Isolated from a Slaughterhouse Chicken Carcass in South Africa.

Amoako DG, Somboro AM, Abia ALK, Allam M, Ismail A, Bester LA, Essack SY.

Microbiol Resour Announc. 2019 Jun 13;8(24). pii: e00489-19. doi: 10.1128/MRA.00489-19.

14.

Genomic characterization of multidrug-resistant ESBL-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae isolated from a Ghanaian teaching hospital.

Agyepong N, Govinden U, Owusu-Ofori A, Amoako DG, Allam M, Janice J, Pedersen T, Sundsfjord A, Essack S.

Int J Infect Dis. 2019 Aug;85:117-123. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2019.05.025. Epub 2019 May 23.

15.

Genome analysis of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolated from pigs: Detection of the clonal lineage ST398 in Cameroon and South Africa.

Founou LL, Founou RC, Allam M, Ismail A, Finyom Djoko C, Essack SY.

Zoonoses Public Health. 2019 Aug;66(5):512-525. doi: 10.1111/zph.12586. Epub 2019 May 24.

PMID:
31124311
16.

Draft Genome Sequence of Providencia rettgeri APW139_S1, an NDM-18-Producing Clinical Strain Originating from Hospital Effluent in South Africa.

Ntshobeni NB, Allam M, Ismail A, Amoako DG, Essack SY, Chenia HY.

Microbiol Resour Announc. 2019 May 23;8(21). pii: e00259-19. doi: 10.1128/MRA.00259-19.

17.

Whole Genome Sequencing of Extended Spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL)-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae Isolated from Hospitalized Patients in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

Founou RC, Founou LL, Allam M, Ismail A, Essack SY.

Sci Rep. 2019 Apr 18;9(1):6266. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-42672-2.

18.

Genomic analysis of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolated from poultry and occupational farm workers in Umgungundlovu District, South Africa.

Amoako DG, Somboro AM, Abia ALK, Allam M, Ismail A, Bester L, Essack SY.

Sci Total Environ. 2019 Jun 20;670:704-716. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.03.110. Epub 2019 Mar 9.

PMID:
30909047
19.

Emergence and Spread of Extended Spectrum β-Lactamase Producing Enterobacteriaceae (ESBL-PE) in Pigs and Exposed Workers: A Multicentre Comparative Study between Cameroon and South Africa.

Founou LL, Founou RC, Ntshobeni N, Govinden U, Bester LA, Chenia HY, Djoko CF, Essack SY.

Pathogens. 2019 Jan 16;8(1). pii: E10. doi: 10.3390/pathogens8010010.

20.

Genomic characterisation of Klebsiella michiganensis co-producing OXA-181 and NDM-1 carbapenemases isolated from a cancer patient in uMgungundlovu District, KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa.

Founou RC, Founou LL, Allam M, Ismail A, Essack SY.

S Afr Med J. 2018 Dec 13;109(1):7-8. doi: 10.7196/SAMJ.2018.v109i1.13696. No abstract available.

21.

Genomic characterisation of Staphylococcus aureus ST121 isolated from hospitalised patients in South Africa.

Founou RC, Founou LL, Allam M, Ismail A, Essack SY.

S Afr Med J. 2018 Nov 26;108(12):1007-1008. doi: 10.7196/SAMJ.2018.v108i12.13713. No abstract available.

22.

Whole-Genome Sequence of a Novel Sequence Type 3136 Carbapenem-Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae Strain Isolated from a Hospitalized Patient in Durban, South Africa.

Ramsamy Y, Mlisana KP, Allam M, Ismail A, Singh R, Amoako DG, Essack SY.

Microbiol Resour Announc. 2018 Dec 13;7(23). pii: e01300-18. doi: 10.1128/MRA.01300-18. eCollection 2018 Dec.

23.

Antibiotic resistance trends of ESKAPE pathogens in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa: A five-year retrospective analysis.

Ramsamy Y, Essack SY, Sartorius B, Patel M, Mlisana KP.

Afr J Lab Med. 2018 Dec 6;7(2):887. doi: 10.4102/ajlm.v7i2.887. eCollection 2018.

24.

1,4,7-Triazacyclononane Restores the Activity of β-Lactam Antibiotics against Metallo-β-Lactamase-Producing Enterobacteriaceae: Exploration of Potential Metallo-β-Lactamase Inhibitors.

Somboro AM, Amoako DG, Osei Sekyere J, Kumalo HM, Khan R, Bester LA, Essack SY.

Appl Environ Microbiol. 2019 Jan 23;85(3). pii: e02077-18. doi: 10.1128/AEM.02077-18. Print 2019 Feb 1.

25.

Extended spectrum beta-lactamase mediated resistance in carriage and clinical gram-negative ESKAPE bacteria: a comparative study between a district and tertiary hospital in South Africa.

Founou RC, Founou LL, Essack SY.

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2018 Nov 14;7:134. doi: 10.1186/s13756-018-0423-0. eCollection 2018.

26.

Extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli harbouring mcr-1 gene isolated from pigs in South Africa.

Founou LL, Founou RC, Allam M, Ismail A, Essack SY.

S Afr Med J. 2018 Oct 2;108(10):796-797. doi: 10.7196/SAMJ.2018.v108i10.13508. No abstract available.

27.

Draft genome sequence of a methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus epidermidis isolate from swine.

Founou LL, Founou RC, Allam M, Ismail A, Essack SY.

J Glob Antimicrob Resist. 2018 Dec;15:250-251. doi: 10.1016/j.jgar.2018.10.016. Epub 2018 Oct 23.

PMID:
30366149
28.

In vitro potentiation of carbapenems with tannic acid against carbapenemase-producing enterobacteriaceae: exploring natural products as potential carbapenemase inhibitors.

Somboro AM, Osei Sekyere J, Amoako DG, Kumalo HM, Khan R, Bester LA, Essack SY.

J Appl Microbiol. 2019 Feb;126(2):452-467. doi: 10.1111/jam.14141. Epub 2018 Nov 23.

PMID:
30365206
29.

Global antibiotic resistance: of contagion, confounders, and the COM-B model.

Essack SY, Sartorius B.

Lancet Planet Health. 2018 Sep;2(9):e376-e377. doi: 10.1016/S2542-5196(18)30187-6. No abstract available.

30.

Mannitol-fermenting methicillin-resistant staphylococci (MRS) in pig abattoirs in Cameroon and South Africa: A serious food safety threat.

Founou LL, Founou RC, Essack SY, Djoko CF.

Int J Food Microbiol. 2018 Nov 20;285:50-60. doi: 10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2018.07.006. Epub 2018 Jul 18.

PMID:
30025249
31.

Diversity and Proliferation of Metallo-β-Lactamases: a Clarion Call for Clinically Effective Metallo-β-Lactamase Inhibitors.

Somboro AM, Osei Sekyere J, Amoako DG, Essack SY, Bester LA.

Appl Environ Microbiol. 2018 Aug 31;84(18). pii: e00698-18. doi: 10.1128/AEM.00698-18. Print 2018 Sep 15. Review.

32.

Draft genome sequences of extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Enterobacter aerogenes isolated from swine and human.

Founou LL, Founou RC, Allam M, Ismail A, Essack SY.

J Glob Antimicrob Resist. 2018 Sep;14:70-71. doi: 10.1016/j.jgar.2018.06.006. Epub 2018 Jun 20.

PMID:
29935332
33.

Draft genome sequence of an extended-spectrum β-lactamase (CTX-M-15)-producing Escherichia coli ST10 isolated from a nasal sample of an abattoir worker in Cameroon.

Founou LL, Founou RC, Allam M, Ismail A, Essack SY.

J Glob Antimicrob Resist. 2018 Sep;14:68-69. doi: 10.1016/j.jgar.2018.06.004. Epub 2018 Jun 19.

PMID:
29933117
34.

Environment: the neglected component of the One Health triad.

Essack SY.

Lancet Planet Health. 2018 Jun;2(6):e238-e239. doi: 10.1016/S2542-5196(18)30124-4. No abstract available.

35.

Faecal colonization of E. coli and Klebsiella spp. producing extended-spectrum beta-lactamases and plasmid-mediated AmpC in Mozambican university students.

Chirindze LM, Zimba TF, Sekyere JO, Govinden U, Chenia HY, Sundsfjord A, Essack SY, Simonsen GS.

BMC Infect Dis. 2018 May 30;18(1):244. doi: 10.1186/s12879-018-3154-1.

36.

Antibiotic Resistance in Food Animals in Africa: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Founou LL, Amoako DG, Founou RC, Essack SY.

Microb Drug Resist. 2018 Jun;24(5):648-665. doi: 10.1089/mdr.2017.0383. Epub 2018 Apr 23. Review.

PMID:
29683779
37.

ISAba1 Regulated OXA-23 Carbapenem Resistance in Acinetobacter baumannii Strains in Durban, South Africa.

Agoba EE, Govinden U, Peer AKC, Osei Sekyere J, Essack SY.

Microb Drug Resist. 2018 Nov;24(9):1289-1295. doi: 10.1089/mdr.2017.0172. Epub 2018 Mar 20.

PMID:
29653481
38.

Multidrug-resistant gram-negative bacterial infections in a teaching hospital in Ghana.

Agyepong N, Govinden U, Owusu-Ofori A, Essack SY.

Antimicrob Resist Infect Control. 2018 Mar 9;7:37. doi: 10.1186/s13756-018-0324-2. eCollection 2018.

39.

Spread of Plasmid-Encoded NDM-1 and GES-5 Carbapenemases among Extensively Drug-Resistant and Pandrug-Resistant Clinical Enterobacteriaceae in Durban, South Africa.

Pedersen T, Sekyere JO, Govinden U, Moodley K, Sivertsen A, Samuelsen Ø, Essack SY, Sundsfjord A.

Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2018 Apr 26;62(5). pii: e02178-17. doi: 10.1128/AAC.02178-17. Print 2018 May.

40.

Genome Sequencing of Extended-Spectrum β-Lactamase (ESBL)-Producing Klebsiella pneumoniae Isolated from Pigs and Abattoir Workers in Cameroon.

Founou LL, Founou RC, Allam M, Ismail A, Djoko CF, Essack SY.

Front Microbiol. 2018 Feb 9;9:188. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.00188. eCollection 2018.

41.

Clinical and economic impact of antibiotic resistance in developing countries: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Founou RC, Founou LL, Essack SY.

PLoS One. 2017 Dec 21;12(12):e0189621. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0189621. eCollection 2017. Review.

42.

Community pharmacists-Leaders for antibiotic stewardship in respiratory tract infection.

Essack S, Bell J, Shephard A.

J Clin Pharm Ther. 2018 Apr;43(2):302-307. doi: 10.1111/jcpt.12650. Epub 2017 Dec 4.

PMID:
29205419
43.

A situational analysis of current antimicrobial governance, regulation, and utilization in South Africa.

Schellack N, Benjamin D, Brink A, Duse A, Faure K, Goff D, Mendelson M, Meyer J, Miot J, Perovic O, Pople T, Suleman F, van Vuuren M, Essack S.

Int J Infect Dis. 2017 Nov;64:100-106. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2017.09.002. Epub 2017 Sep 8.

44.

A Review of Moxifloxacin for the Treatment of Drug-Susceptible Tuberculosis.

Naidoo A, Naidoo K, McIlleron H, Essack S, Padayatchi N.

J Clin Pharmacol. 2017 Nov;57(11):1369-1386. doi: 10.1002/jcph.968. Epub 2017 Jul 24. Review.

45.

Emerging fluoroquinolone and ketolide resistance in Haemophilus parainfluenzae in South Africa.

Abotsi RE, Govinden U, Moodley K, Essack SY.

J Infect Dev Ctries. 2017 Apr 30;11(4):364-367. doi: 10.3855/jidc.8241. No abstract available.

46.

Effect of rifampicin and efavirenz on moxifloxacin concentrations when co-administered in patients with drug-susceptible TB.

Naidoo A, Chirehwa M, McIlleron H, Naidoo K, Essack S, Yende-Zuma N, Kimba-Phongi E, Adamson J, Govender K, Padayatchi N, Denti P.

J Antimicrob Chemother. 2017 May 1;72(5):1441-1449. doi: 10.1093/jac/dkx004.

47.

Fluoroquinolone, Macrolide, and Ketolide Resistance in Haemophilus parainfluenzae from South Africa.

Abotsi RE, Govinden U, Moodley K, Essack S.

Microb Drug Resist. 2017 Sep;23(6):667-673. doi: 10.1089/mdr.2016.0045. Epub 2017 Jan 19.

PMID:
28103180
48.

Antibiotic Resistance in the Food Chain: A Developing Country-Perspective.

Founou LL, Founou RC, Essack SY.

Front Microbiol. 2016 Nov 23;7:1881. eCollection 2016. Review.

49.

Surveillance of antibiotic use in the private sector in Namibia using sales and claims data.

Pereko DD, Lubbe MS, Essack SY.

J Infect Dev Ctries. 2016 Nov 24;10(11):1243-1249. doi: 10.3855/jidc.7329.

50.

Antibiotic resistance profiles of Campylobacter species in the South Africa private health care sector.

Shobo CO, Bester LA, Baijnath S, Somboro AM, Peer AK, Essack SY.

J Infect Dev Ctries. 2016 Nov 24;10(11):1214-1221. doi: 10.3855/jidc.8165.

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