Intrafamilial transmission of extended-spectrum-beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli and Salmonella enterica Babelsberg among the families of internationally adopted children.

@article{Tand2010IntrafamilialTO,
  title={Intrafamilial transmission of extended-spectrum-beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli and Salmonella enterica Babelsberg among the families of internationally adopted children.},
  author={Didier Tand{\'e} and Sylvie Boisram{\'e}-Gastrin and M R M{\"u}nck and Genevi{\`e}ve H{\'e}ry-Arnaud and St{\'e}phanie Gouriou and Nelle Jallot and Patrice L. Nordmann and Thierry Naas},
  journal={The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy},
  year={2010},
  volume={65 5},
  pages={859-65}
}
OBJECTIVES International adoption from developing countries has become an increasing phenomenon in recent years. Given the high prevalence of multidrug-resistant (MDR) bacteria in these countries, the adopted children represent a group at risk for both carriage and infection with MDR bacteria. The dynamics of intrafamilial transmission of MDR bacteria after adoption was studied in a prospective study from January 2002 to January 2005. METHODS Stool samples, taken at the first visit to the… CONTINUE READING
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