Antibiotic resistance among Salmonella enterica serovars Typhi and Paratyphi A in Pakistan (2001-2006).

@article{Hasan2008AntibioticRA,
  title={Antibiotic resistance among Salmonella enterica serovars Typhi and Paratyphi A in Pakistan (2001-2006).},
  author={Rumina Hasan and Afia Zafar and Zohair Abbas and Vikram Mahraj and Faisal Malik and Anita Zaidi},
  journal={Journal of infection in developing countries},
  year={2008},
  volume={2 4},
  pages={289-94}
}
OBJECTIVES To compare antimicrobial resistance in S. Typhi and S. Paratyphi A isolates from Pakistan. METHODS Blood samples were collected through > 175 laboratory collection points in major cities and towns across the country. The study included 3,671 S. Typhi and 1,475 S. Paratyphi A isolates (2001-2006). Multidrug resistance (MDR) was defined as resistance to first-line agents co-trimoxazole, chloramphenicol and ampicillin. RESULTS In total, 79.3% S. Typhi and 59.9% S. Paratyphi A were… CONTINUE READING

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