Genetic relatedness and risk factor analysis of ampicillin-resistant and high-level gentamicin-resistant enterococci causing bloodstream infections in Tanzanian children

@inproceedings{Aamodt2015GeneticRA,
  title={Genetic relatedness and risk factor analysis of ampicillin-resistant and high-level gentamicin-resistant enterococci causing bloodstream infections in Tanzanian children},
  author={H{\aa}vard Aamodt and Stein Christian Mohn and Samuel Y. Maselle and Karim P Manji and Rob J. L. Willems and Roland Jureen and Nina Langeland and Bj\orn Blomberg},
  booktitle={BMC infectious diseases},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND While enterococci resistant to multiple antimicrobials are spreading in hospitals worldwide, causing urinary tract, wound and bloodstream infections, there is little published data on these infections from Africa. METHODS We assessed the prevalence, susceptibility patterns, clinical outcome and genetic relatedness of enterococcal isolates causing bloodstream infections in children in a tertiary hospital in Tanzania, as part of a prospective cohort study of bloodstream infections… CONTINUE READING
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