Children with trimethoprim- and ampicillin-resistant fecal Escherichia coli in day care centers.

@article{Reves1987ChildrenWT,
  title={Children with trimethoprim- and ampicillin-resistant fecal Escherichia coli in day care centers.},
  author={Randall R. Reves and Barbara E. Murray and Larry K. Pickering and Daniel Prado and M B Maddock and Alfred V Bartlett},
  journal={The Journal of infectious diseases},
  year={1987},
  volume={156 5},
  pages={758-62}
}
We conducted a cross-sectional study of 79 children attending seven day care centers in Houston, Texas, to detect fecal gram-negative bacilli resistant to trimethoprim (TMPr) and ampicillin (AMPr). Fifteen children (19%) were colonized with TMPr Escherichia coli; all but one strain were also resistant to sulfonamides. Most of the children with TMPr E. coli were clustered in center A, where 11 (37%) of 30 children were colonized; only four (8%) of 49 children in the other six centers were… CONTINUE READING

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