Antimicrobial susceptibility of common bacterial pathogens isolated from a new regional hospital in southern Taiwan.

@article{Chen2003AntimicrobialSO,
  title={Antimicrobial susceptibility of common bacterial pathogens isolated from a new regional hospital in southern Taiwan.},
  author={Hung-Ming Chen and Pei-Wen Chung and Yih-Jeng Yu and Wan-Ling Tai and Wei-Ling Kao and Y L Chien and Cheng-Hsun Chiu},
  journal={Chang Gung medical journal},
  year={2003},
  volume={26 12},
  pages={889-96}
}
BACKGROUND Antimicrobial resistance has become a major health problem in Taiwan. While some trends in antimicrobial resistance are universal, others appear to be unique for specific regions. METHODS To determine the distribution and antimicrobial drug resistance of bacterial pathogens in a new hospital in southern Taiwan, surveillance data on major bacterial pathogens isolated from Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Chia-Yi from January 2002 through December 2002 were retrospectively analyzed… CONTINUE READING