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What does Gram negative rod resistance mean for us clinically?

Enterobacteriacae (gram negative rods)¬†include E. coli, Salmonella¬†and Klebsiella sp. which are important human pathogens. Resistance of the Enterobacteriacae to antibiotics, particularly beta-lactams, is a growing clinical problem. Over use of antibiotics has changed the natural evolution of bacteria creating mobile genes that rapidly spread resistance through populations. Even in countries with controlled antibiotic use have […]