Emergence of resistance in Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Acinetobacter species after the use of antimicrobials for burned patients.

@article{Ferreira2004EmergenceOR,
  title={Emergence of resistance in Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Acinetobacter species after the use of antimicrobials for burned patients.},
  author={Andrea C B Ferreira and Satiko Gobara and Silvia E Costa and Naim Sauaia and Elsa Masae Mamizuka and Inneke Marie van der Heijden and Robson E. Soares and Gisele Madeira Duboc de Almeida and Carlos Eduardo Fontana and Anna Sara Shafferman Levin},
  journal={Infection control and hospital epidemiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={25 10},
  pages={868-72}
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the emergence of resistance of Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Acinetobacter species to imipenem, ciprofloxacin, or both after the use of these drugs and to compare resistant with susceptible isolates by molecular typing. DESIGN Cohort study. SETTING Burn intensive care unit (ICU) with 4 beds in a tertiary-care university hospital. METHODS During 16 months, surveillance cultures were performed for all patients admitted to the ICU. Demographic information was obtained for… CONTINUE READING
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