Antimicrobial Drug Resistance in Singapore Hospitals

@inproceedings{Hsu2007AntimicrobialDR,
  title={Antimicrobial Drug Resistance in Singapore Hospitals},
  author={Li Yang Hsu and T Y Tan and Roland Jureen and T H Koh and Prabha Unny Krishnan and Raymond Tzer-Pin Lin and Nancy Wen-Sin Tee and Paul Ananth Tambyah},
  booktitle={Emerging infectious diseases},
  year={2007}
}
A new national antimicrobial resistance surveillance program in Singapore public hospitals that uses WHONET detected high levels of methicillin resistance among Staphylococcus aureus (35.3%), carbapenem resistance among Acinetobacter spp. (49.6%), and third-generation cephalosporin resistance among Klebsiella pneumoniae (35.9%) hospital isolates in 2006. Antimicrobial drug resistance is a major problem in Singapore. 

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