Yi-Hua Liang

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BACKGROUND Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis is an important cause of morbidity and mortality in cirrhotic patients with ascites. The key step in the pathogenesis of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis is bacterial translocation from intestinal lumen to mesenteric lymph nodes, and from there to the systemic circulation and ascitic fluid. We aimed to study the(More)
Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates that were initially carbapenem-susceptible and later became selective carbapenem-resistant following antimicrobial therapy were identified from individual cases during the same hospitalisation. Cross-resistance to other β-lactams was not found and their susceptibilities remained identical in consecutive isolates. Real-time(More)
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