A clinicomicrobiological study on the importance of pseudomonas in nosocomially infected ICU patients, with special reference to metallo beta1-lactamase production.

@article{Sarkar2006ACS,
  title={A clinicomicrobiological study on the importance of pseudomonas in nosocomially infected ICU patients, with special reference to metallo beta1-lactamase production.},
  author={Bharati Sarkar and Debabrata Biswas and Ramjee Prasad and Jai Parkash Sharma},
  journal={Indian journal of pathology & microbiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={49 1},
  pages={
          44-8
        }
}
The present study was conducted with a view to assess the burden of pseudomonal infection in ICU patients of a tertiary care teaching hospital in Uttaranchal. Of the 525 patients selected for the study, during a 1-year period, 60 patients developed features of nosocomial infection and among them Pseudomonas was isolated from one or more samples in 18 patients. The isolated strains were speciated and further characterized for determining their antibiogram and for production of beta-lactamase… CONTINUE READING

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