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- Hallmann, C., et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Journal of applied microbiology 2000 v.89 no.5 pp. 815-824
- Enterococcus; Lactobacillus reuteri; Lactobacillus rhamnosus; Southern blotting; animals; glycopeptides; hybridization; multigene family; nucleic acid hybridization; plasmids; polymerase chain reaction; probiotics; vancomycin
- ... Strains of Lactobacillus reuteri and Lact. rhamnosus are used as probiotics in man and animal. The aim of this study was to determine whether the glycopeptide resistance in these lactobacilli has a similar genetic basis as in enterococci. Five Lact. reuteri strains and one Lact. rhamnosus, as well as four Enterococcus control strains, were probed for the vanA gene cluster, the vanB gene and the va ...