Relentless increase of resistance to fluoroquinolones and expanded-spectrum cephalosporins in Escherichia coli: 20 years of surveillance in resource-limited settings from Latin America

Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 04/20/2012

This study shows the rapid and remarkable increasing trend for resistance to fluoroquinolones and expanded–spectrum cephalosporins in one of the poorest regions of Latin America, and underscores the need for urgent control strategies aimed at preserving the efficacy of those drugs in similar settings.

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