Myrto Christofidou

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A prospective observational study of 226 intensive care unit (ICU) patients was conducted during a 25-month period. Rectal samples were taken at day 1, 4, and 7 and, afterwards, once weekly.(More)
BACKGROUND Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase (KPC)-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae (KPC-Kp) infections in intensive care units (ICUs) are associated with increased mortality. We aimed to determine(More)
Resistance patterns and carbapenemase gene presence among Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates from the University General Hospital of Patras, Greece during a ten-year period were analysed under a(More)
1. The lipopolysaccharide (LPS) and the extracellular products (slime) of a smooth, nonmucoid Pseudomonas aeruginosa strain (PAC IR) and its rough mutant (PAC 605) were subjected to a comparative(More)