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|Title:||CTX-M and ampC β-lactamases contributing to increased prevalence of ceftriaxone-resistant Escherichia coli in Changi General Hospital, Singapore|
|Citation:||Tan, T.Y., Ng, L.S.Y., He, J., Hsu, L.Y. (2010). CTX-M and ampC β-lactamases contributing to increased prevalence of ceftriaxone-resistant Escherichia coli in Changi General Hospital, Singapore. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease 66 (2) : 210-213. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2009.08.019|
|Abstract:||Data from an 800-bed hospital showed an increase in the incidence density of ceftriaxone-resistant Escherichia coli, from 13.1 to 21.7 per 100 000 inpatient days over a 4-year period. Detailed testing performed on 54 E. coli isolates showed blaCTX-M extended-spectrum β-lactamase (ESBL) genes (n = 37) and blaCMY-like ampC genes (n = 15). Typing data showed only limited clonal transmission in isolates with ESBL. © 2010 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.|
|Source Title:||Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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