Antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of blood isolates from a teaching hospital in north India.

  title={Antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of blood isolates from a teaching hospital in north India.},
  author={Manjula Mehta and Priya Brata Dutta and Varsha Gupta},
  journal={Japanese journal of infectious diseases},
  volume={58 3},
Bloodstream infections are associated with significant patient morbidity and mortality worldwide. In this study, we examined antimicrobial susceptibility patterns by reviewing the data on 5,704 blood samples that were collected from patients with fever/sepsis admitted to Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, India, over a period of 1 year from August 2003 to July 2004. Among the 567 qualifying samples, Pseudomonas aeruginosa (19.75%), Escherichia coli (15.17%), Klebsiella… CONTINUE READING


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