Risk factors for bacteremia due to extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli in a Turkish hospital


KAYA O. , AKÇAM F. Z. , Gonen I., ÜNAL O. , Ceylan T.

JOURNAL OF INFECTION IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES, vol.7, no.7, pp.507-512, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 7 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.3855/jidc.2788
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF INFECTION IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
  • Page Numbers: pp.507-512

Abstract

Introduction: Bloodstream infection caused by extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL)-producing pathogens has become a serious concern worldwide. The purpose of this study was to identify risk factors for bacteremia due to ESBL-producing Escherichia coli in a Turkish hospital.