Antibiotic resistance and biofilm formation of some bacteria isolated from sediment, water and fish farms in Malaysia

Orooba Meteab Faja, Gires Usup, Asmat Ahmad

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Abstract

A total of 90 isolates of bacteria were isolated, from sediment (10) samples, water (10) samples and fish (12) samples (Sea bass, Snapper, Grouper and Tilapia). These include 22 isolates of bacteria from sediment, 28 isolates from water and 40 isolates from fish. All the isolates were tested for sensitivity to 13 antibiotics using disc diffusion method. The isolates showed high resistance to some antibiotics based on samples source. Isolates from sediment showed highest resistance toward novobiocin, kanamycin, ampicillin and streptomycin while isolates from water showed highest resistance against vancomycin, penicillin, streptomycin and tetracycline, in contrast, in fish sample showed highest resistance toward vancomycin, ampicillin, streptomycin and tetracycline. Most of the isolates showed biofilm formation ability with different degrees. Out of 22 bacteria isolates from water, two isolates were weak biofilm formers, six isolates moderate biofilm formers and fourteen isolates strong biofilm formers. While, out of 28 bacteria isolates from water one isolate was weak biofilm former, five isolates moderate biofilm formers and 22 strong biofilm formers Fish isolate showed three isolates (8%) moderate biofilm formers and 27 isolates strong biofilm formers. Biofilm formation was one of the factors that lead to antibiotic resistance of the bacterial isolates from these samples.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2017 UKM FST Postgraduate Colloquium
Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of the University Kebangsaan Malaysia, Faculty of Science and Technology 2017 Postgraduate Colloquium
PublisherAmerican Institute of Physics Inc.
Volume1940
ISBN (Electronic)9780735416321
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 4 Apr 2018
Event2017 UKM FST Postgraduate Colloquium - Selangor, Malaysia
Duration: 12 Jul 201713 Jul 2017

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Other2017 UKM FST Postgraduate Colloquium
CountryMalaysia
CitySelangor
Period12/7/1713/7/17

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Malaysia
biofilms
antibiotics
fishes
bacteria
sediments
streptomycin
water
high resistance
tetracyclines
penicillin

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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Faja, O. M., Usup, G., & Ahmad, A. (2018). Antibiotic resistance and biofilm formation of some bacteria isolated from sediment, water and fish farms in Malaysia. In 2017 UKM FST Postgraduate Colloquium: Proceedings of the University Kebangsaan Malaysia, Faculty of Science and Technology 2017 Postgraduate Colloquium (Vol. 1940). [020071] American Institute of Physics Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5027986

Antibiotic resistance and biofilm formation of some bacteria isolated from sediment, water and fish farms in Malaysia. / Faja, Orooba Meteab; Usup, Gires; Ahmad, Asmat.

2017 UKM FST Postgraduate Colloquium: Proceedings of the University Kebangsaan Malaysia, Faculty of Science and Technology 2017 Postgraduate Colloquium. Vol. 1940 American Institute of Physics Inc., 2018. 020071.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Faja, OM, Usup, G & Ahmad, A 2018, Antibiotic resistance and biofilm formation of some bacteria isolated from sediment, water and fish farms in Malaysia. in 2017 UKM FST Postgraduate Colloquium: Proceedings of the University Kebangsaan Malaysia, Faculty of Science and Technology 2017 Postgraduate Colloquium. vol. 1940, 020071, American Institute of Physics Inc., 2017 UKM FST Postgraduate Colloquium, Selangor, Malaysia, 12/7/17. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5027986
Faja OM, Usup G, Ahmad A. Antibiotic resistance and biofilm formation of some bacteria isolated from sediment, water and fish farms in Malaysia. In 2017 UKM FST Postgraduate Colloquium: Proceedings of the University Kebangsaan Malaysia, Faculty of Science and Technology 2017 Postgraduate Colloquium. Vol. 1940. American Institute of Physics Inc. 2018. 020071 https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5027986
Faja, Orooba Meteab ; Usup, Gires ; Ahmad, Asmat. / Antibiotic resistance and biofilm formation of some bacteria isolated from sediment, water and fish farms in Malaysia. 2017 UKM FST Postgraduate Colloquium: Proceedings of the University Kebangsaan Malaysia, Faculty of Science and Technology 2017 Postgraduate Colloquium. Vol. 1940 American Institute of Physics Inc., 2018.
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