Antimicrobial susceptibility of the pathogens of bacteraemia in the UK and Ireland 2001-2002: the BSAC Bacteraemia Resistance Surveillance Programme

Rosy Reynolds, Nicola Potz, Melissa Colman, Andrea Williams, David Livermore, Alasdair MacGowan, BSAC Extended Working Party on Bacteraemia Resistance Surveillance

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To describe the current patterns of antimicrobial resistance in the major pathogens of bacteraemia in the UK and Ireland, to highlight any unexpected resistance patterns and to act as a reference baseline for future studies.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1018-32
Number of pages15
JournalJournal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2004


  • Adult
  • Age Factors
  • Aged
  • Anti-Infective Agents
  • Bacteremia
  • Bacteria
  • Drug Resistance, Bacterial
  • Enterobacteriaceae
  • Enterococcus
  • Female
  • Gram-Negative Bacteria
  • Great Britain
  • Humans
  • Ireland
  • Laboratories
  • Male
  • Microbial Sensitivity Tests
  • Middle Aged
  • Population Surveillance
  • Sex Factors
  • Staphylococcus
  • Streptococcus
  • beta-Lactamases

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