Results from the Survey of Antibiotic Resistance (SOAR) 2011-13 in the Gulf States.

  title={Results from the Survey of Antibiotic Resistance (SOAR) 2011-13 in the Gulf States.},
  author={Anwer Jamsheer and Akbar M Rafay and Ziad Daoud and Ian P. Morrissey and D Torumkuney},
  journal={The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy},
  volume={71 Suppl 1},
OBJECTIVES To provide surveillance data on the susceptibility of community-acquired respiratory tract isolates from four Gulf and Near East countries from 2011 to 2013. METHODS MICs were determined using Etests(®) for all antibiotics evaluated except erythromycin, where testing was by disc diffusion. Susceptibility was assessed using CLSI, EUCAST and pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic (PK/PD) breakpoints. RESULTS Seven hundred and twenty-six respiratory isolates comprising 265 isolates of… CONTINUE READING
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