Management of multi drug-resistant gram-negative bacteria in the intensive care unit

Ahmed N. Hassana , Amr Mabroukb , Hala S. Abdel Kawya , May Hamzaa , Ahmed El-Shaerb and Ahmed M. Abdel-Tawaba 


Abstract


Multidrug-resistant organisms as a cause of hospital-acquired infections represent a major problem. Here, we report a case of multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Klebsiella pneumoniae infections in an ICU-admitted patient. The treatment options for these pathogens are discussed.


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Keywords carbapenems, Klebsiella pneumoniae, multidrug resistance, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, tigecycline
Issue Date 2013
Publisher MedKnow
Journal Ain Shams journal of anesthesiology 
URI http://research.asu.edu.eg/123456789/159
DOI 10.7123/01.ASJA.0000423104.34324.90


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