Duration of colonization with extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli in patients with travellers' diarrhoea.

@article{Tham2012DurationOC,
  title={Duration of colonization with extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli in patients with travellers' diarrhoea.},
  author={Johan Tham and Mats Walder and Eva Melander and Inga Odenholt},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases},
  year={2012},
  volume={44 8},
  pages={573-7}
}
BACKGROUND Resistant Enterobacteriaceae have become a worldwide epidemic during the last decade and are a great threat to health care worldwide. International travel is a major risk factor for becoming colonized with extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL)-producing bacteria. Data on the persistence of colonization with ESBL-producing bacteria in the faecal flora are limited. METHODS A prospective cohort study was performed between October 2007 and October 2010. Fifty-eight patients with… CONTINUE READING