Non-susceptibility trends among Enterobacteriaceae from bacteraemias in the UK and Ireland, 2001-06

David M Livermore, Russell Hope, Geraldine Brick, Mark Lillie, Rosy Reynolds, BSAC Working Parties on Resistance Surveillance

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Abstract

Enterobacteriaceae are common agents of bacteraemia, with Escherichia coli accounting for 20% of the cases. Reflecting this importance, members of the family constitute 4 of the 12 collection groups in the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC) Bacteraemia Surveillance Programme.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)ii41-54
JournalJournal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
Volume62
Issue numberSuppl 2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2008

Keywords

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Anti-Bacterial Agents
  • Bacteremia
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Drug Resistance, Bacterial
  • Enterobacteriaceae
  • Enterobacteriaceae Infections
  • Female
  • Great Britain
  • Humans
  • Ireland
  • Male
  • Microbial Sensitivity Tests
  • Middle Aged
  • Sentinel Surveillance
  • beta-Lactamases

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