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Polymyxin B (PMB) and colistin, administered as the prodrug colistin methanesulfonate sodium (CMS), are increasingly used to treat carbapenem-resistant Gram-negative bacteria. Nephrotoxicity is the(More)
OBJECTIVES To describe the first nosocomial outbreak of Pseudomonas aeruginosa producing SPM-1 metallo-beta-lactamase (MBL) in southern Brazil. PATIENTS AND METHODS From January to October 2004,(More)
After the introduction of routine treatment for every nasal carrier of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, active follow-up surveillance for nosocomial methicillin-resistant S. aureus(More)