Invasive Gram-negative bacilli are frequently resistant to standard antibiotics for children admitted to hospital in Kilifi, Kenya.

@article{Bejon2005InvasiveGB,
  title={Invasive Gram-negative bacilli are frequently resistant to standard antibiotics for children admitted to hospital in Kilifi, Kenya.},
  author={Philip Bejon and Isaiah Mwangi and Caroline Ngetsa and Salim Mwarumba and James Alexander Berkley and Brett Lowe and Kathryn Maitland and Kevin Marsh and Mike English and J Anthony G Scott},
  journal={The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy},
  year={2005},
  volume={56 1},
  pages={232-5}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine the pattern of resistance among Gram-negative bacilli causing invasive bacterial disease for the antibiotics that are already in common use in Kilifi, Kenya and for two potential alternatives, ciprofloxacin and cefotaxime. Also, to determine whether prevalence and severity of resistance was increasing over time, to identify patients who are particularly at risk of resistant infections, and to explore which factors are associated with the development of resistance in our… CONTINUE READING

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