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OBJECTIVES To determine the prevalence of CTX-M β-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae and to study the risk factors associated with faecal carriage in asymptomatic rural Thai people. METHODS In all, 417 stool samples were obtained from rural Thai people and screened for extended-spectrum β-lactamases (ESBLs) using MacConkey agar supplemented with 2(More)
The detection rate of CTX-M-type β-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae in Japan has significantly increased. Nursing homes may be a reservoir of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Therefore, we determined the prevalence of, and risk factors associated with, fecal carriage of CTX-M-type β-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae among nursing home residents. A(More)
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