Extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae bloodstream infection: risk factors and clinical outcome

@article{Du2002ExtendedspectrumBE,
  title={Extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae bloodstream infection: risk factors and clinical outcome},
  author={Bin Du and Yun Long and Hongzhong Liu and De-chang Chen and Dawei Liu and Yingchun Xu and Xiuli Xie},
  journal={Intensive Care Medicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={28},
  pages={1718-1723}
}
Abstract Objectives. To study the risk factor for nosocomial bacteremia caused by Escherichia coli or Klebsiella pneumoniae producing extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL) and the influence on patient outcome. Design. Retrospective, single-center study of consecutive bacteremic patients. Settings. A university-affiliated teaching hospital. Patients. A total of 85 patients with nosocomial bacteremia due to E. coli or K. pneumoniae were enrolled. Intervention. None. Measurements and main… CONTINUE READING

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