Nationwide German multicenter study on prevalence of antibiotic resistance in staphylococcal bloodstream isolates and comparative in vitro activities of quinupristin-dalfopristin.

@article{Eiff2000NationwideGM,
  title={Nationwide German multicenter study on prevalence of antibiotic resistance in staphylococcal bloodstream isolates and comparative in vitro activities of quinupristin-dalfopristin.},
  author={Christof von Eiff and R. Reinert and Michael Kresken and Johannes Brauers and Dieter Hafner and Georg Peters},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={38 8},
  pages={2819-23}
}
Antibiotic-resistant gram-positive bacteria have become an increasing problem in the last two decades. In order to evaluate the prevalence of antibiotic resistance in staphylococcal bloodstream isolates in Germany, 2,042 staphylococci collected in 21 tertiary-care hospitals were investigated during a 3-year period (March 1996 to March 1999). Altogether, 1… CONTINUE READING