extended spectrum β-lactamase

Characteristics of Enterobacteriaceae Strains Producing CTX-M type ESBL in a Cardiac Surgery Hospital

The study of the prevalence of ESBL CTX-M type of nosocomial strains of Enterobacteriaceae was perfomed. CTX-M enzymes have been identified in all ESBLproducing strains of Enterobacteriaceae. Identified β-lactamases belonged to the four genetic …

Trends in the Prevalence and Susceptibility of ESBL-producing Entererobacteriaceae to Various Antimicrobial Agents in Russian ICUs

The prevalence of extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL) production in nosocomial Enterobacteriaceae isolated in ICUs of various regions of Russia in 1997–1998 and 2003 was studied. We report the dramatic increase in the incidence of ESBLs, attributed …

Trends in the Prevalence and Susceptibility of ESBL-producing Entererobacteriaceae to Various Antimicrobial Agents in Russian ICUs

The prevalence of extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL) production in nosocomial Enterobacteriaceae isolated in ICUs of various regions of Russia in 1997–1998 and 2003 was studied. Here, we report the dramatic increase in the incidence of ESBLs, …