Frequency of Extended Spectrum Β-lactamase Producing Klebsiella Pnumoniae and Escherichia Coli Isolates


Extended spectrum beta lactamases (ESBLs) that mediate resistance to 3rd generation cephalosporins are now observed worldwide in all species of Enterobacteriaceae especially Klebsiella pneumoniae and Escherichia coli. ESBL producing organisms are responsible for nosocomial infections and may result in hospital outbreaks. Present study is a descriptive study… (More)


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