Impact of ertapenem use on Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Acinetobacter baumannii imipenem susceptibilit

  title={Impact of ertapenem use on Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Acinetobacter baumannii imipenem susceptibilit},
  author={Dolores Sousa and Laura Castelo-Corral and Jos{\'e}-Mar{\'i}a Guti{\'e}rrez-Urb{\'o}n and Francisca Molina and Beatriz L{\'o}pez-Calvi{\~n}o and Germ{\'a}n Bou and Pedro Llinares},
  journal={The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy},
  volume={68 8},
BACKGROUND Conflicting evidence has been reported on the impact of ertapenem use on the susceptibility of Pseudomonas spp. to group 2 carbapenems. No extensive data for Acinetobacter baumannii are currently available. METHODS A retrospective time-series segmented regression analysis was conducted in a tertiary centre from January 2001 to December 2011. Ertapenem was introduced in January 2005. Antimicrobial drug use was defined as the number of defined daily doses/100 patient-days (DDDs/100… CONTINUE READING


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-9 of 9 extracted citations

Multidrug-resistant bacteria in solid organ transplant recipients.

Clinical microbiology and infection : the official publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases • 2014
View 1 Excerpt


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 27 references

Antimicrobial susceptibility of intra - abdominal Gram - negative bacilli from Europe : SMART Europe 2008

PP Cook, M Gooch, S Rizzo
Eur J Clin Microb Infect Dis • 2011

Carbapenem stewardship: positive impact on hospital ecology.

The Brazilian journal of infectious diseases : an official publication of the Brazilian Society of Infectious Diseases • 2011

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…