Gram-negative, hospital-acquired infections: a growing problem.

  title={Gram-negative, hospital-acquired infections: a growing problem.},
  author={Lennox Kenneth Archibald},
  journal={Infection control and hospital epidemiology},
  volume={25 10},
This issue of Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology contains multiple articles focusing on the clinical and public health implications of infections by extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL)-producing Enterobacteriaceae, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and Acinetobacter baumannii and their resistance profiles to commonly prescribed antimicrobials. The first five articles in this issue add to a growing body of literature that substantiates the following: (1) as in North America, gramnegative… CONTINUE READING