Piperacillin-resistant Escherichia coli bacteraemia: relation to empiric therapy and clinical outcome.

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Escherichia coli is a leading cause of bacteraemia. The aim of this study was to evaluate all E. coli positive blood cultures collected during a 4-y period in a haematological department using piperacillin plus netilmicin for empiric treatment of febrile episodes. We measured the incidence of piperacillin-resistant E. coli bacteraemia among haematological… (More)

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@article{Andersen2005PiperacillinresistantEC, title={Piperacillin-resistant Escherichia coli bacteraemia: relation to empiric therapy and clinical outcome.}, author={Niels Frost Andersen and Jens K. S. M\oller and Niels Anker Peterslund}, journal={Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases}, year={2005}, volume={37 2}, pages={90-5} }