Bacterial resistance to antimicrobial agents in Latin America. The giant is awakening.

@article{GuzmnBlanco2000BacterialRT,
  title={Bacterial resistance to antimicrobial agents in Latin America. The giant is awakening.},
  author={Manuel Guzm{\'a}n-Blanco and Jos{\'e} Mar{\'i}a Casellas and H{\'e}lio S. Sader},
  journal={Infectious disease clinics of North America},
  year={2000},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={67-81, viii}
}
Resistant bacteria are emerging in Latin America as a real threat to the favorable outcome of infections in community- and hospital-acquired infections. Despite present extensive surveillance, healthcare workers who most need the information may be unaware of this growing problem. Outbreaks of meningococci with diminished susceptibility to penicillin have… CONTINUE READING