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Travel-associated faecal colonization with ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae: incidence and risk factors.
OBJECTIVES To study the acquisition of extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (ESBL-PE) among the faecal flora during travel, with a focus on risk factors, antibioticExpand
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Antibiotic susceptibility among aerobic gram-negative bacilli in intensive care units in 5 European countries. French and Portuguese ICU Study Groups.
CONTEXT Surveillance of antibiotic resistance is especially important in intensive care units (ICUs) because the infection rates are much higher there than in other hospital wards and most epidemicsExpand
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Postantibiotic effect of beta-lactam antibiotics on Escherichia coli evaluated by bioluminescence assay of bacterial ATP.
The in vitro postantibiotic effects (PAE) of aztreonam, ceftazidime, cefuroxime, imipenem, and piperacillin on Escherichia coli ATCC 25922 were studied by a bioluminescence assay of bacterial ATP. InExpand
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Providing Impetus, Tools, and Guidance to Strengthen National Capacity for Antimicrobial Stewardship in Viet Nam
Heiman Wertheim and colleagues describe the launch and impact of VINARES, an initiative to strengthen antimicrobial stewardship in Vietnam.
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Antimicrobial susceptibility patterns of enterococci in intensive care units in Sweden evaluated by different MIC breakpoint systems.
Three hundred and twenty-two (322) clinical isolates were collected from patients admitted to intensive care units (ICUs) at eight Swedish hospitals between December 1996 and December 1998. Of theExpand
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Once- versus twice-daily amikacin regimen: efficacy and safety in systemic gram-negative infections. Scandinavian Amikacin Once Daily Study Group.
Three hundred and sixteen patients with serious infections verified or suspected to be of Gram-negative aetiology were treated in an open, randomized, comparative multicentre study with amikacin 15Expand
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Bovine lactoferrin binding to six species of coagulase-negative staphylococci isolated from bovine intramammary infections.
Bovine lactoferrin (BLf), an acute-phase iron-binding secretory protein present in secretions of the bovine udder, was demonstrated to bind to the following staphylococcal species associated withExpand
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Pharmacodynamics of beta-lactam antibiotics on gram-negative bacteria: initial killing, morphology and postantibiotic effect.
The aim of this study was to investigate the pharmacodynamics of beta-lactam antibiotics on Gram-negative bacteria by studying the in vitro postantibiotic effect (PAE), initial killing andExpand
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Morphologic conversion ofHelicobacter pylori from bacillary to coccoid form
The morphologic conversion ofHelicobacter pylori from bacillary to coccoid form was studied by microscopy, viable count on agar plates, and bioluminescence assay of bacterial ATP. When morphologicExpand
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Presence of antibiotic residues in various environmental compartments of Shandong province in eastern China: Its potential for resistance development and ecological and human risk.
OBJECTIVES To investigate the occurrence of antibiotic residues in different types of environmental samples including water samples in rural Shandong province, China. Further, to characterize theExpand
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