Alan T Evangelista

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From 2001 to 2003, rates of susceptibility to piperacillin-tazobactam (86%), ceftazidime (80%), ciprofloxacin (68%), and levofloxacin (67%) did not decrease or decreased by <1.5%, whereas the rate of(More)
To identify factors associated with antimicrobial resistance, data were analyzed from 27,828 isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae submitted to the Tracking Resistance in the United States Today(More)
The ongoing TRUST (Tracking Resistance in the United States Today) study, which began monitoring antimicrobial resistance among respiratory pathogens in 1996, routinely tracks resistance at national(More)
Among respiratory tract isolates of Streptococcus pneumoniae from children, resistance to penicillins, cephalosporins, macrolides, and trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (SXT) increases on an annual(More)
BACKGROUND  Bordetella pertussis strains lacking expression of pertactin, a bacterial adhesin and vaccine target, are emerging. There are limited data on disease manifestations of mutant strains in(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the activities of levofloxacin and the comparator agents erythromycin, clarithromycin, azithromycin and doxycycline against atypical respiratory pathogens. METHODS One hundred(More)
From January to May 2000, as part of the Tracking Resistance in the United States Today (TRUST) surveillance initiative, clinical isolates of Enterobacteriaceae (n=2519) and non-fermentative(More)