Resistance to Extended-Spectrum Cephalosporins and Mortality in Patients with Citrobacter freundii Bacteremia

@article{Kim2003ResistanceTE,
  title={Resistance to Extended-Spectrum Cephalosporins and Mortality in Patients with Citrobacter freundii Bacteremia},
  author={Byung Jo Kim and J.-H. Woo and Jiso Ryu and Yeun Sun Kim},
  journal={Infection},
  year={2003},
  volume={31},
  pages={202-207}
}
Background: This study was performed to characterize the clinical features and to identify the risk factors for resistance to extended-spectrum cephalosporins (ESCs) and for mortality in patients with Citrobacter freundii bacteremia. Patients and Methods: 105 patients (aged ≥ 15 years) with C. freundii bacteremia in 1991–2000 were retrospectively analyzed. Results: Nosocomial acquisition was identified in 78.1% of the patients. Hepatic, biliary and pancreatic disease was the most common… CONTINUE READING
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