Surveillance of community-based reservoirs reveals the presence of CTX-M, imported AmpC, and OXA-30 β-lactamases in urine isolates of Klebsiella pneumoniae and Escherichia coli in a U.S. community

Nancy D. Hanson, Ellen Smith Moland, S. G. Hong, Katie Propst, Deborah J. Novak, Stephen J. Cavalieri

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Abstract

β-Lactamases produced by urine isolates from patients in long-term care facilities (LTCFs), outpatient, clinics, and one hospital in a U.S. community were characterized. A total of 1.3% of all Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates collected from patients in 30 LTCFs and various outpatient clinics produced extended-spectrum β-lactamases (ESBLs) and/or imported AmpC β-lactamases.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3814-3816
Number of pages3
JournalAntimicrobial agents and chemotherapy
Volume52
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2008

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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