Nosocomial outbreaks of multiresistant bacteria: extended-spectrum beta-lactamases have arrived in North America

Medeiros, Antone A.; Medeiros, A A
September 1993
Annals of Internal Medicine;9/1/93, Vol. 119 Issue 5, p428
Academic Journal
Editorial. Analyzes the emergence of nosocomial outbreaks of extended-spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBL)-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae infections in North America. Information on trends in the prevalence of ESBL; Details on the outbreak of ceftazidime-resistant Klebsiella infections in North America; Impact of the failure to control outbreaks on the prevalence of the infection.


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