Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, September 10th, 2002
"Carbapenems are important agents for treating nosocomial gram-negative infections," according to David Landman and colleagues at the State University of New York's Downstate Medical Center and the Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center in Brooklyn.
Carbapenem-resistant strains of Acinetobacter baumannii and Pseudomonas aeruginosa are responsible for a rising proportion of Brooklyn infections, Landman and coauthors found.
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