Filipa Maria Fortio Mourato Teixeira Grosso Ledo
Post-doc Researcher
Research Group
Molecular Microbiology
Laboratory of Microbiology Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Porto Rua Jorge Viterbo Ferreira, 228 Laboratory 15.P5.E3 P-4050-313 Porto, Portugal
220 428 580
Research Interests
Mechanisms of antibiotic resistance. Epidemiology of bacterial infection. Bacterial biofilm characterization by molecular methods and spectroscopic techniques. Development of new strategies to combat biofilm and treat/prevent infection.
Main publications
- Duarte A, Boavida F., Grosso F, Correia M, Lito LM , Cristino JM, Salgado MJ. 2003. Outbreak of GES-1 b-Lactamase–Producing Multidrug-Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in a University Hospital in Lisbon, Portugal. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 47: 1481-82.
- Correia M, Boavida F, Grosso F , Salgado MJ, Lito LM, Melo Cristino J, Mendo S, Duarte A. 2003. Molecular Characterization of a New Class 3 Integron in Klebsiella pneumoniae. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 47(9): 2838-2843.
- Quinteira S, Grosso F, Ramos H, Peixe L. 2007. Molecular epidemiology of imipenem-resistant Acinetobacter haemolyticus and Acinetobacter baumannii isolates carrying plasmid-mediated OXA-40 from a Portuguese hospital. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 51:3465-6.
- Ratkai C, Quinteira S, Grosso F, Monteiro N, Nagy E, Peixe L. 2009. Controlling for false positives: interpreting MBL Etest and MBL combined disc test for the detection of metallo-beta-lactamases. J Antimicrob Chemother. 64:657-8.
- Grosso F, Quinteira S, Peixe L. 2010. Emergence of an extreme-drug-resistant (XDR) Acinetobacter baumannii carrying blaOXA-23 in a patient with acute necrohaemorrhagic pancreatitis. J Hosp Infect. 75:82-3.
- Ratkai C, Peixe LV, Grosso F, Freitas AR, Antunes P, Fodor E, Hajdú E, Nagy E. 2010. Successful application of the DiversiLab repetitive-sequence-based PCR typing system for confirmation of the circulation of a multiresistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa clone in different hospital wards. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 67:202-6.
- Grosso F, Carvalho KR, Quinteira S, Ramos A, Carvalho-Assef AP, Asensi MD, Peixe L. 2011. OXA-23-producing Acinetobacter baumannii: a new hotspot of diversity in Rio de Janeiro? J Antimicrob Chemother. 66:62-5.
- Grosso F, Quinteira S, Peixe L. 2011. Understanding the dynamics of imipenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii lineages within Portugal. Clin Microbiol Infect. 17:1275-9.
- Grosso F, Quinteira S, Poirel L, Novais Â, Peixe L. 2012. Role of common blaOXA-24/OXA-40-carrying platforms and plasmids in the spread of OXA-24/OXA-40 among Acinetobacter species clinical isolates. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 56(7):3969-72.
- Novais A, Rodrigues C, Branquinho R, Antunes P, Grosso F, Boaventura L, Ribeiro G, Peixe L. 2012. Spread of an OmpK36-modified ST15 Klebsiella pneumoniae variant during an outbreak involving multiple carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae species and clones. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 31:3057-63.
- Sousa C, Grosso F, Meirinhos-Soares L, Peixe L, Lopes J. 2012. Identification of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii clones using infrared spectroscopy. J Biophotonics. doi: 10.1002/jbio.201200075.