Extended-spectrum beta-lactamases in Escherichia coli and Klebsiella spp. in European septicaemia isolates.

Five per cent of Escherichia coli and klebsiella septicaemia isolates from the European Study Group on Antibiotic Resistance (ESGAR) study in 1987 to 1988 showed reduced susceptibility or resistance to cefotaxime, ceftazidime and/oraztreonam. Six of 15 isolates studied were susceptible to cefoxitin and MICs of cefuroxime, cefotaxime, ceftazidime and… (More)