Characteristics of bacteremia caused by extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Proteus mirabilis.

Abstract

Although Proteus mirabilis is a common human pathogen, bacteremia caused by the organism, especially strains producing extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL), has rarely been investigated. We examined 64 cases of P. mirabilis bacteremia identified in the Minami Ibaraki Area, Japan, between 2001 and 2010 and compared the characteristics of cases with ESBL… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10156-013-0563-3

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