Emergence of antibiotic resistance in hospitals, 1935-1975.

@article{Finland1979EmergenceOA,
  title={Emergence of antibiotic resistance in hospitals, 1935-1975.},
  author={M. Finland},
  journal={Reviews of infectious diseases},
  year={1979},
  volume={1 1},
  pages={
          4-22
        }
}
  • M. Finland
  • Published 1979
  • Medicine
  • Reviews of infectious diseases
  • A limited review of the changes in susceptibility of common bacterial pathogens to available antibacterial agents is presented. Significant developments in recent years include the following: (1) the emergence of Streptococcus pneumoniae with decreased resistance to penicillin and of some strains resistant to several antibiotics; (2) a decline in prevalence of multi-drug-resistant Staphylococcus aureus after 1960 following their increasing prevalence in the preceding years (these changes were… CONTINUE READING
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