Impact of restriction of cefepime use on the antimicrobial susceptibility of Gram-negative bacilli related to healthcare-associated infections in an orthopedic hospital

@inproceedings{Oliveira2011ImpactOR,
  title={Impact of restriction of cefepime use on the antimicrobial susceptibility of Gram-negative bacilli related to healthcare-associated infections in an orthopedic hospital},
  author={Priscila Rosalba Domingos de Oliveira and Adriana Pereira de Paula and Karine Dal-Paz and C{\'a}ssia da Silva F{\'e}lix and Fl{\'a}via Feij{\'o} Panico Rossi and Jorge dos Santos Silva and Ana L{\'u}cia Lei Munhoz de Lima},
  booktitle={Infection and drug resistance},
  year={2011}
}
INTRODUCTION In recent decades, antimicrobial resistance has become a public health problem, particularly in cases of healthcare-associated infections. Interaction between antibiotic consumption and resistance development is of particular interest regarding Gram-negative bacilli, whose growing resistance has represented a great challenge. OBJECTIVE Assess the impact of restriction of cefepime use on antimicrobial susceptibility among the Gram-negative bacilli (GNB) most frequently involved in… CONTINUE READING
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