Djoudi F, Bonura C, Touati A, Aléo A, Benallaoua S, Mammina C. Staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec typing and mecA sequencing in methicillin-resistant staphylococci from Algeria: a highly diversified element with new mutations in mecA. J Med Microbiol. 2016 Nov;65(11):1267-1273. doi: 10.1099/jmm.0.000361.


Yanat B, Rodríguez-Martínez JM, Touati A. Plasmid-mediated quinolone resistance in Enterobacteriaceae: a systematic review with a focus on Mediterranean countries. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2016 Nov 26. doi:10.1007/s10096-016-2847-x


Yousfi K, Touati A, Bekal S. Complete Genome Sequence of an Extensively Drug-Resistant Shewanella xiamenensis Strain Isolated from Algerian Hospital Effluents. Genome Announc. 2016 Nov 10;4(6). pii: e01236-16. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.01236-16

Yanat B, Machuca J, Yahia RD, Touati A, Pascual Á, Rodríguez-Martínez JM. First report of the plasmid-mediated colistin resistance gene mcr-1 in a clinical Escherichia coli isolate in Algeria. Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2016 Sep 30. doi:10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2016.09.003


Yanat B, Dali Yahia R, Yazi L, Machuca J, Díaz-De-Alba P, Touati A, Pascual Á, Rodríguez-Martínez JM. Occurrence of the Plasmid-Mediated Fluoroquinolone Resistance qepA1 Gene in Two Clonal Clinical Isolates of CTX-M-15-Producing Escherichia coli from Algeria. Microb Drug Resist. 2016 Oct 13. doi:10.1089/mdr.2016.0135


Belmahdi M, Bakour S, Al Bayssari C, Touati A, Rolain JM. Molecular characterisation of extended-spectrum ß-lactamase- and plasmid AmpC-producing Escherichia coli strains isolated from broilers in Béjaïa, Algeria. J Glob Antimicrob Resist. 2016 Sep;6:108-12. doi: 10.1016/j.jgar.2016.04.006


Yousfi K, Touati A, Lefebvre B, Fournier É, Côté JC, Soualhine H, Walker M, Bougdour D, Tremblay C, Bekal S. A Novel Plasmid, pSx1, Harboring a New Tn1696 Derivative from Extensively Drug-Resistant Shewanella xiamenensis Encoding OXA-416. Microb Drug Resist. 2016 Aug 9. doi:10.1089/mdr.2016.0025


Yaici L, Haenni M, Saras E, Boudehouche W, Touati A, Madec JY. blaNDM-5-carrying IncX3 plasmid in Escherichia coli ST1284 isolated from raw milk collected in a dairy farm in Algeria. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2016. pii: dkw160. doi:10.1093/jac/dkw160


Yousfi M, Mairi A, Touati A, Hassissene L, Brasme L, Guillard T, De Champs C. Extended spectrum ß-lactamase and plasmid mediated quinolone resistance in Escherichia coli fecal isolates from healthy companion animals in Algeria. J Infect Chemother. 2016; 22:431-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jiac.2016.03.005.


Yanat B, Machuca J, Díaz-De-Alba P, Mezhoud H, Touati A, Pascual Á, Rodríguez-Martínez JM. Characterization of Plasmid-Mediated Quinolone Resistance Determinants in High-Level Quinolone-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae Isolates from the Community: First Report of qnrD Gene in Algeria. Microb Drug Resist. 2016. doi:10.1089/mdr.2016.0031


Mezhoud H, Chantziaras I, Iguer-Ouada M, Moula N, Garmyn A, Martel A, Touati A, Smet A, Haesebrouck F, Boyen F. Presence of antimicrobial resistance in coliform bacteria from hatching broiler eggs with emphasis on ESBL/AmpC-producing bacteria. Avian Pathol. 2016; 24:1-30. doi: 10.1080/03079457.2016.1167837


Brahmi S, Touati A, Cadière A, Djahmi N, Pantel A, Sotto A, Lavigne JP, Dunyach-Remy C. First Description of Two Sequence Type 2 Acinetobacter baumannii Isolates Carrying OXA-23 Carbapenemase in Pagellus acarne Fished from the Mediterranean Sea near Bejaia, Algeria. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2016; 60: 2513-5. doi: 10.1128/AAC.02384-15

Yousfi M, Touati A, Mairi A, Brasme L, Gharout-Sait A, Guillard T, De Champs C. Emergence of Carbapenemase-Producing Escherichia coli Isolated from Companion Animals in Algeria. Microb Drug Resist. 2016; 22:342-6. doi: 10.1089/mdr.2015.0196


Zenati K, Touati A, Bakour S, Sahli F, Rolain JM. Characterization of NDM-1- and OXA-23-producing Acinetobacter baumannii isolates from inanimate surfaces in a hospital environment in Algeria. J Hosp Infect. 2016; 92:19-26. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2015.09.020


Yousfi M, Mairi A, Bakour S, Touati A, Hassissen L, Hadjadj L, Rolain JM. First report of NDM-5-producing Escherichia coli ST1284 isolated from dog in Bejaia, Algeria. New Microbes New Infect. 2015; 8:17-8. doi: 10.1016/j.nmni.2015.09.002.


Bakour S, Garcia V, Loucif L, Brunel JM, Gharout-Sait A, Touati A, Rolain JM. Rapid identification of carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Acinetobacter baumannii using a modified Carba NP test. New Microbes New Infect. 2015; 7:89-93. doi: 10.1016/j.nmni.2015.07.001.


Mezhoud H, Boyen F, Touazi LH, Garmyn A, Moula N, Smet A, Haesbrouck F, Martel A, Iguer-Ouada M, Touati A. Extended spectrum ß-lactamase producing Escherichia coli in broiler breeding roosters: Presence in the reproductive tract and effect on sperm motility. Anim Reprod Sci. 2015; 159:205-11. doi:10.1016/j.anireprosci.2015.06.021.


Bakour S, Sahli F, Touati A, Rolain JM. Emergence of KPC-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae ST512 isolated from cerebrospinal fluid of a child in Algeria. New Microbes New Infect. 2014 Nov 8;3:34-6. doi: 10.1016/j.nmni.2014.09.001.

Brahmi S, Dunyach-Rémy C, Touati A, Lavigne JP. CTX-M-15-producing Escherichia coli and the pandemic clone O25b-ST131 isolated from wild fish in Mediterranean Sea. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2015; 21:e18-20. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2014.09.019.


Gharout-Sait A, Touati A, Guillard T, Brasme L, de Champs C. Molecular characterization and epidemiology of cefoxitin resistance among Enterobacteriaceae lacking inducible chromosomal ampC genes from hospitalized and non-hospitalized patients in Algeria: description of new sequence type in Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates. Braz J Infect Dis. 2015; 19:187-95. doi: 10.1016/j.bjid.2014.12.001.

Bakour S, Olaitan AO, Ammari H, Touati A, Saoudi S, Saoudi K, Rolain JM. Emergence of Colistin- and Carbapenem-Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii ST2 Clinical Isolate in Algeria: First Case Report. Microb Drug Resist. 2015; 21:279-85. doi: 10.1089/mdr.2014.0214.


Djoudi F, Benallaoua S, Aleo A, Touati A, Challal M, Bonura C, Mammina C. Descriptive epidemiology of nasal carriage of Staphylococcus aureus and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among patients admitted to two healthcare facilities in Algeria. Microb Drug Resist. 2015;21:218-23. doi: 10.1089/mdr.2014.0156.


Bakour S, Touati A, Bachiri T, Sahli F, Tiouit D, Naim M, Azouaou M, Rolain JM. First report of 16S rRNA methylase ArmA-producing Acinetobacter baumannii and rapid spread of metallo-ß-lactamase NDM-1 in Algerian hospitals. J Infect Chemother. 2014;20:696-701. doi: 10.1016/j.jiac.2014.07.010.


Gharout-Sait A, Alsharapy SA, Brasme L, Touati A, Kermas R, Bakour S, Guillard T, de Champs C. Enterobacteriaceae isolates carrying the New Delhi metallo-ß-lactamase gene in Yemen. J Med Microbiol. 2014;63:1316-23. doi: 10.1099/jmm.0.073767-0.


Betitra Y, Teresa V, Miguel V, Abdelaziz T. Determinants of quinolone resistance in Escherichia coli causing community-acquired urinary tract infection in Bejaia, Algeria. Asian Pac J Trop Med. 2014; 7:462-7

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Bakour S, Alsharapy SA, Touati A, Rolain JM. Characterization of Acinetobacter baumannii clinical isolates carrying bla(OXA-23) carbapenemase and 16S rRNA methylase armA genes in Yemen. Microb Drug Resist. 2014; 20:604-9. doi: 10.1089/mdr.2014.0018.


Djoudi F, Benallaoua S, Bonura C, Touati A, Mammina C. Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolated from mothers and children hospitalized in an Algiers hospital: predominance of the European virulent clone]. Med Mal Infect. 2014;44:232-3. doi: 10.1016/j.medmal.2014.03.001.


Bakour S, Touati A, Sahli F, Ameur AA, Haouchine D, Rolain JM. Antibiotic resistance determinants of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii clinical isolates in Algeria. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2013;76:529-31. doi:10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2013.04.009.


Djoudi F, Bonura C, Benallaoua S, Touati A, Touati D, Aleo A, Cala C, Fasciana T, Mammina C. Panton-Valentine leukocidin positive sequence type 80 methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus carrying a staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec type IVc is dominant in neonates and children in an Algiers hospital. New Microbiol. 2013;36:49-55.

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Kermas R, Touati A, Brasme L, Le Magrex-Debar E, Mehrane S, Weill FX, De Champs C. Characterization of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Salmonella enterica serotype Brunei and Heidelberg at the Hussein Dey hospital in Algiers (Algeria). Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2012; 9:803-8. doi:10.1089/fpd.2012.1159.


Bakour S, Kempf M, Touati A, Ait Ameur A, Haouchine D, Sahli F, Rolain JM. Carbapenemase-producing Acinetobacter baumannii in two university hospitals in Algeria. J Med Microbiol. 2012;61:1341-3. doi: 10.1099/jmm.0.045807-0.


Kempf M, Bakour S, Flaudrops C, Berrazeg M, Brunel JM, Drissi M, Mesli E, Touati A, Rolain JM. Rapid detection of carbapenem resistance in Acinetobacter baumannii using matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry. PLoS One. 2012; 7:e31676. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0031676.

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Gharout-Sait A,· Touati ·A, Benallaoua S,· Guillard T,· Brasme ·L, Madoux J, De Champs C. CTX-M from community-acquired urinary tract infections in Algeria. African journal of microbiology research. 2012; 6: 5306-5313


Touati A,· Medboua C, · Touati D,· Denine R,· Brasme L, de Champs C. CTX-M-15-producing Enterobacteriaceae isolates causing bloodstream infections at the Beni-Messous hospital in Algiers (Algeria). International Research Journal of Microbiology. 2012; 3: 181-185.


Bir F, Khireddine H, Touati A, Sidane D, Yala S, Oudadesse H. Electrochemical depositions of fluorohydroxyapatite doped by Cu2+, Zn2+, Ag+ on stainless steel substrates. Applied Surface Science 07/2012.


Belkacemi H, Bakouri Y, Touati A. Preparation by ion gelling and characterization of chitosan-tobramycin microparticles. Annales de Chimie Science des Matériaux 01/2011


Touati A, Zenati K, Brasme L, Benallaoua S, de Champs C. Extended-spectrum beta-lactamase characterisation and heavy metal resistance of Enterobacteriaceae strains isolated from hospital environmental surfaces. J Hosp Infect. 2010; 75:78-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2010.01.001.


Touati A, Benallaoua S, Gharout A, Amar AA, Le Magrex Debar E, Brasme L, Madoux J, De Champs C, Weill FX. First report of CTX-M-15 in Salmonella enterica serotype Kedougou recovered from an Algerian hospital. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2008; 27:479-80. doi: 10.1097/INF.0b013e31816a35bd.


Touati A, Brasme L, Benallaoua S, Madoux J, Gharout A, de Champs C. Enterobacter cloacae and Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates producing CTX-M-15 recovered from hospital environmental surfaces from Algeria. J Hosp Infect. 2008 ;68:183-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2007.11.001.


Touati A, Brasme L, Benallaoua S, Gharout A, Madoux J, De Champs C. First report of qnrB-producing Enterobacter cloacae and qnrA-producing Acinetobacter baumannii recovered from Algerian hospitals. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2008;60:287-90. doi:10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2007.10.002


Touati A, Benallaoua S, Djoudi F, Madoux J, Brasme L, De Champs C. Characterization of CTX-M-15-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae and Escherichia coli strains isolated from hospital environments in Algeria. Microb Drug Resist. 2007;13:85-9. doi:10.1089/mdr.2007.715


Touati A, Benallaoua S, Forte D, Madoux J, Brasme L, de Champs C. First report of CTX-M-15 and CTX-M-3 beta-lactamases among clinical isolates of Enterobacteriaceae in Béjaia, Algeria. Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2006; 27:397-402. doi:10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2005.12.007