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BACKGROUND Shigella is a frequent cause of bacterial dysentery in the developing world. Treatment with antibiotics is recommended for shigellosis, but the options are limited due to globally emerging resistance. This study was conducted to determine the frequency and pattern of antimicrobial susceptibility of Shigella in China. METHODS We studied the(More)
Sir, Serratia marcescens, once considered to be an innocuous and non-pathogenic organism, is now an important cause of hospital-acquired infections. This organism is associated with respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infections, septicemia, meningitis, and wound infections [1, 2]. S. marcescens infections are difficult to treat because of high(More)
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