Risk factors for infection of the diabetic foot with multi-antibiotic resistant microorganisms.

@article{Kandemir2007RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for infection of the diabetic foot with multi-antibiotic resistant microorganisms.},
  author={Ozlem Kandemir and Esen Akbay and Elif Sahin and Abtullah Milcan and Ramazan Gen},
  journal={The Journal of infection},
  year={2007},
  volume={54 5},
  pages={439-45}
}
AIM To investigate the risk factors for infection of the diabetic foot with multidrug resistant microorganisms. METHODS Amongst 102 diabetic patients with evidence of soft tissue infection of the foot who presented to our health center over a three year period, we investigated risk factors that might be predictive of multi-antibiotic resistance of the infecting organism. RESULTS Of 102 patients with a diabetic foot wound, bacteria were cultured from 73, yielding a total of 104 isolates. The… CONTINUE READING
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