Prevalence of oropharyngeal beta-lactamase-producing Capnocytophaga spp. in pediatric oncology patients over a ten-year period

@article{JolivetGougeon2005PrevalenceOO,
  title={Prevalence of oropharyngeal beta-lactamase-producing Capnocytophaga spp. in pediatric oncology patients over a ten-year period},
  author={Anne Jolivet-Gougeon and Zohreh Tamanai-Shacoori and Laurent Desbordes and Virginie Gandemer and J L Sixou and Nolwenn Morvan-Graveline and Michel Cormier and Martine Bonnaure-Mallet},
  journal={BMC Infectious Diseases},
  year={2005},
  volume={5},
  pages={32 - 32}
}
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of beta-lactamase-producing Capnocytophaga isolates in young children hospitalized in the Pediatric Oncology Department of Hôpital Sud (Rennes, France) over a ten-year period (1993-2002). METHODS In neutropenic children, a periodic survey of the oral cavity allows a predictive evaluation of… CONTINUE READING