Individual use of antibiotics and prevalence of beta-lactamase production among bacterial pathogens from middle ear fluid.

@article{Thrane2001IndividualUO,
  title={Individual use of antibiotics and prevalence of beta-lactamase production among bacterial pathogens from middle ear fluid.},
  author={Nana Thrane and Charlotte Olesen and Henrik Toft S\orensen and Henrik C. Sch\onheyder},
  journal={The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy},
  year={2001},
  volume={47 2},
  pages={211-4}
}
Prescription data and clinical laboratory data were analysed to assess the influence of previous antibiotic therapy on the prevalence of beta-lactamase in isolates of Haemophilus influenzae and Moraxella catarrhalis from primary specimens of middle ear fluid from 2129 children aged 0-5 years. The prevalence of beta-lactamase-positive H. influenzae was 6.6… CONTINUE READING