Trends in resistant Enterobacteriaceae and Acinetobacter species in hospitalized patients in the United States: 2013–2017

  27 August 2019

In this large-scale study of patients in US hospitals, rates of ESBL and Carb-NS Enterobacteriaceae per 100 hospital admissions increased between 2013 and 2017. MDR Enterobacteriaceae and MDR and Carb-NS Acinetobacter spp. isolates decreased over this period. These data support continuing infection control and stewardship efforts and the development of new therapeutic options.

Further reading: BMC Infectious Diseases
Author(s): Vikas Gupta, Gang Ye, Melanie Olesky, Kenneth Lawrence, John Murray & Kalvin Yu
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