Extended-spectrum beta lactamasa-producing Enterobacteriaceae: The current situation in Latin America and Peru

  • Coralith García Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia
  • Lizeth Astocondor Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia
  • Claudia Banda Hospital Nacional Cayetano Heredia
Keywords: Enterobacteriaceae, Enterobacteriaceae Infections, cephalosporins, drug resistance, microbial

Abstract

Enterobacteriaceae, particularly E. coli and Klebsiella spp. show an increasing resistance to cephalosporins all over the world. There very few studies in Peru about this situation. This paper tries to perform a scientific evidence based review about this increasingly serious problem.

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Published
2012-09-30
How to Cite
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García C, Astocondor L, Banda C. Extended-spectrum beta lactamasa-producing Enterobacteriaceae: The current situation in Latin America and Peru. Acta Med Peru [Internet]. 2012Sep.30 [cited 2024Jul.14];29(3):163-9. Available from: https://amp.cmp.org.pe/index.php/AMP/article/view/1208
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REVIEW ARTICLE