Jorge Luiz Mello Sampaio

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An outbreak of extended spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae (ESBLKp) infections in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) prompted a prospective investigation of colonization and infection with this pathogen. From August 1, 1997 to May 30, 1999, neonates admitted to the NICU for more than 24 h were screened for ESBLKp acquisition.(More)
Multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa nosocomial infections are increasingly recognized worldwide. The existence of metallo-beta-lactamase- and extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing isolates exhibiting resistance to most beta-lactam antimicrobial agents greatly complicates the clinical management of patients infected with such isolates. Since(More)
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