Colistin, mechanisms and prevalence of resistance.

  title={Colistin, mechanisms and prevalence of resistance.},
  author={Abed Zahedi Bialvaei and Hossein Samadi Kafil},
  journal={Current medical research and opinion},
  volume={31 4},
BACKGROUND Infections caused by multi-drug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria, particularly Acinetobacter baumannii, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Klebsiella pneumoniae, that cause nosocomial infections, represent a growing problem worldwide. The rapid increase in the prevalence of Gram-negative pathogens that are resistant to fluoroquinolones and aminoglycosides as well as all β-lactams, including carbapenems, monobactam, cephalosporins and broad-spectrum penicillins, has prompted the… CONTINUE READING
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