Drugs & Therapy Perspectives

, Volume 8, Issue 3, pp 9–11 | Cite as

Treatment implications of antibacterial resistance in long-term care facilities

New Drugs and Therapeutic
  • 4 Downloads

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. 1.
    Mao C-A, Siegler EL, Abrutyn E. Antimicrobial resistance patterns in long term geriatric care. Implications for drug therapy. Drugs Aging 1996; 8(3): 162–70Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    El EW, Haponik EF. Pneumonia in the elderly. J Thorac Imaging 1991; 6(3): 45–61CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Shales DM, Currie-McCumber CA, Lehman MH. Introduction of a plasmid encoding the OHIO-1 beta-lactamase to an intermediate-care ward by patient transfer. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 1988; 9: 317–9CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Courvalin P. Transfer of antibiotic resistance genes between Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 1994; 38: 1447–51PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Horan TC, White JW, Jarvis WR, et al. Nosocomial infection surveillance. MMWR CDC Surveill Summ 1984; 35: 17SS–29SSGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    Schaberg DR, Culver DH, Gaynes RP. Major trends in the microbial etiology of nosocomial infection. Am J Med 1991; 91(3B): 72S–5SPubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. 7.
    Bradley SF, Terpenning MS, Ramsey MA, et al. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: colonization and infection in a long-term care facility. Ann Intern Med 1991; 115: 417–22PubMedGoogle Scholar
  8. 8.
    Zervos MJ, Kaufmann CA, Therasse PM, et al. Nosocomial infection by gentamicin-resistant Streptococcus faecalis. Ann Intern Med 1987; 106: 687–91PubMedGoogle Scholar
  9. 9.
    Terpenning MS, Bradley SF, Wan JY, et al. Colonization and infection with antibiotic-resistant bacteria in a long-term care facility. J Am Geriatr Soc 1994; 42: 1062–9PubMedGoogle Scholar
  10. 10.
    Hofmann JH, Cetron MS, Farley MM, et al. The prevalence of drug-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae in Atlanta. N Engl J Med 1995 Aug; 333: 481–6PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  11. 11.
    Turnidge J, Grayson L. Optimum treatment of staphylococcal infections. Drugs 1993 Mar; 45(3): 353–66PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. 12.
    Pallares R, Pujol M, Pena C, et al. Cephalosporins as risk factor for nosocomial Enterococcus faecalis bacteremia. Arch Intern Med 1993; 153: 1581–6PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  13. 13.
    Spratt BG. Resistance of antibiotics mediated by target alterations. Science 1994; 264: 388–93PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Adis International Limited 1996

Personalised recommendations