Comparative Antimicrobial Susceptibility Profiles of Uropathogenic Extended-Spectrum beta-Lactamase Producing Strains of Klebsiella pneumonia and Escherichia coli by the CLSI and EUCAST Methodologies

Akdogan D., Guzel M., Bahce Y. G. , Aksoy A., AKPINAR O.

GAZI MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.32, no.1, pp.88-93, 2021 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.12996/gmj.2021.16
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index, Scopus, Academic Search Premier
  • Page Numbers: pp.88-93
  • Keywords: CLSI, EUCAST, ESBL Urinary tract infections, Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Kappa coefficient, RISK-FACTORS, ENTEROBACTERIACEAE, INFECTIONS, GUIDELINES


Objective: This study aimed to compare the CLSI and EUCAST interpretations of the antimicrobial susceptibility test results of the ESBL-producing uropathogenic Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumonia strains.