Risk factors for colonization with extended-spectrum beta-lactamase producing Enterobacteriaceae in healthcare students on clinical assignment abroad: A prospective study.

@article{Angelin2015RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for colonization with extended-spectrum beta-lactamase producing Enterobacteriaceae in healthcare students on clinical assignment abroad: A prospective study.},
  author={Martin Angelin and Joakim Forsell and Margareta Granlund and Birgitta Eveng{\aa}rd and Helena Palmgren and Anders Johansson},
  journal={Travel medicine and infectious disease},
  year={2015},
  volume={13 3},
  pages={223-9}
}
BACKGROUND The increase of antibiotic resistance in clinically important bacteria is a worldwide threat, especially in healthcare environments. International travel is a risk factor for gut colonization with extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (ESBL-PE). The risk for healthcare students of being colonized with ESBL-PE when participating in patient-related work abroad has not been previously investigated. METHODS Swedish healthcare students travelling for pre-clinical… CONTINUE READING
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