TITLE

Bacteremia and Antimicrobial Drug Resistance over Time, Ghana

AUTHOR(S)
Groß, Uwe; Amuzu, Sylvarius K.; de Ciman, Ring; Kassimova, Iparkhan; Groß, Lisa; Rabsch, Wolfgang; Rosenberg, Ulrike; Schulze, Marco; Stich, August; Zimmermann, Ortrud
PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
Emerging Infectious Diseases;Oct2011, Vol. 17 Issue 10, p1879
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Bacterial distribution and antimicrobial drug resistance were monitored in patients with bacterial bloodstream infections in rural hospitals in Ghana. In 2001-2002 and in 2009, Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi was the most prevalent pathogen. Although most S. enterica serovar Typhi isolates were chloramphenicol resistant, all isolates tested were susceptible to ciprofloxacin.
ACCESSION #
67312405

 

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