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Community-Associated Extended-Spectrum -LactamaseProducing Escherichia coli Infection in the United States

Community-Associated Extended-Spectrum -LactamaseProducing Escherichia coli Infection in the... During 2009 and 2010, an observational study in US hospitals found that a substantial portioncommunity-onset, ESBL-producing E. coli infections now occur among patients without discerniblehealthcare-associated risk factors. This epidemiologic shift has implications for the empiricmanagement of community-associated infection when involvement of E. coli is suspected. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Clinical Infectious Diseases Oxford University Press

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Publisher
Oxford University Press
Copyright
The Author 2012. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. All rights reserved. For Permissions, please e-mail: journals.permissions@oup.com.
Subject
ARTICLES AND COMMENTARIES
ISSN
1058-4838
eISSN
1537-6591
DOI
10.1093/cid/cis942
pmid
23150211
Publisher site
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Abstract

During 2009 and 2010, an observational study in US hospitals found that a substantial portioncommunity-onset, ESBL-producing E. coli infections now occur among patients without discerniblehealthcare-associated risk factors. This epidemiologic shift has implications for the empiricmanagement of community-associated infection when involvement of E. coli is suspected.

Journal

Clinical Infectious DiseasesOxford University Press

Published: Mar 1, 2013

Keywords: extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL) Escherichia coli community-associated infection

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