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J Perinatol. 2003 Sep;23(6):439-43.

Extended spectrum beta lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae infections: a review of the literature.

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Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, The Children's Hospital of New York, New York Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA.

Abstract

Infections caused by extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL)-producing pathogens, particularly Klebsiella pneumoniae, are increasing. The epidemiology of ESBL-producing K. pneumoniae, the mechanisms of resistance, and treatment strategies for infections caused by these organisms are reviewed.

PMID:
13679928
DOI:
10.1038/sj.jp.7210973
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