Prevalence and spread of multidrug resistant Escherichia coli isolates among nursing home residents in the southern part of The Netherlands.

@article{Donk2013PrevalenceAS,
  title={Prevalence and spread of multidrug resistant Escherichia coli isolates among nursing home residents in the southern part of The Netherlands.},
  author={Christina F. M. van der Donk and Jos Mga Schols and Christel Driessen and R G P Hagenouw and A Meulendijks and Ellen E. Stobberingh},
  journal={Journal of the American Medical Directors Association},
  year={2013},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={
          199-203
        }
}
OBJECTIVES Empiric antibiotic treatment should be based on recent surveillance data. Therefore, we conducted a surveillance of (multidrug) resistance of Escherichia coli and antibiotic use among Dutch nursing home (NH) residents. Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis and multilocus sequence typing were used to describe the spread of multidrug-resistant strains. DESIGN Observational study. SETTING Five NHs in the southern part of The Netherlands. PARTICIPANTS A total of 337 NH residents from… CONTINUE READING
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