Published in Drug Week, September 10th, 2004
According to published research from Tunisia, "Between January 1993 and December 2001, the overall frequency of resistance to third-generation cephalosporins in isolates of Enterobacteriaceae from Charles Nicolle Hospital, Tunis, rose from 2.4% to 7.4%."
"Klebsiella pneumoniae was the most prevalent species (56%), followed by Escherichia coli (15%) and Proteus mirabilis (9%)," I. Boutiba-Ben Boubaker and colleagues reported.
"A rate of 49% was observed among isolates from pediatric patients in 1999, caused mostly by...
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