Nosocomial Infections Due to Multidrug‐Resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa: Epidemiology and Treatment Options

@article{Obritsch2005NosocomialID,
  title={Nosocomial Infections Due to Multidrug‐Resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa: Epidemiology and Treatment Options},
  author={Marilee D. Obritsch and Douglas N. Fish and Robert E Maclaren and Rose Jung},
  journal={Pharmacotherapy},
  year={2005},
  volume={25 10},
  pages={
          1353-64
        }
}
Pseudomonas aeruginosa is one of the leading gram-negative organisms associated with nosocomial infections. The increasing frequency of multi-drug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa (MDRPA) strains is concerning as efficacious antimicrobial options are severely limited. By searching MEDLINE from January 1966-February 2005 and relevant journals for abstracts, we reviewed the frequency, risk factors, and patient outcomes of MDRPA nosocomial infections in critically ill patients, determined the… CONTINUE READING
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