Extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae in community and private health care centers.

@article{Arpin2003ExtendedspectrumBE,
  title={Extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae in community and private health care centers.},
  author={Corinne Arpin and V{\'e}ronique Dubois and Laure Coulange and Catherine Andr{\'e} and Inga A. Fischer and Patrick Noury and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Grobost and Jacques Brochet and Jacqueline Jullin and B E Dutilh and Gilberte Larribet and Isabelle Lagrange and Claudine Quentin},
  journal={Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy},
  year={2003},
  volume={47 11},
  pages={
          3506-14
        }
}
In 1999, 39 of 2,599 isolates of the family Enterobacteriaceae (1.5%) collected by eight private laboratories in the Aquitaine region in France produced an extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL). Among these were 19 Enterobacter aerogenes isolates; 8 Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates; 6 Escherichia coli isolates; 3 Proteus mirabilis isolates; and 1 isolate each of Serratia marcescens, Morganella morganii, and Providencia stuartii. ESBL producers were isolated from 38 patients, including 33… CONTINUE READING

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