Metallo‐beta‐lactamases among imipenem‐resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa in a brazilian university hospital

@inproceedings{Franco2010MetallobetalactamasesAI,
  title={Metallo‐beta‐lactamases among imipenem‐resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa in a brazilian university hospital},
  author={Maria Renata Gomes Franco and H{\'e}lio Hehl Caiaffa‐Filho and Marcelo Nascimento Burattini and Fl{\'a}via Feij{\'o} Panico Rossi},
  booktitle={Clinics},
  year={2010}
}
INTRODUCTION Imipenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa resulting from metallo-β-lactamases has been reported to be an important cause of nosocomial infection and is a critical therapeutic problem worldwide, especially in the case of bacteremia. OBJECTIVES To determine the frequency of metallo-β-lactamases among imipenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates and to compare methods of phenotypic and molecular detection. METHODS During 2006, 69 imipenem-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa… CONTINUE READING