Diagnostic accuracy of surveillance cultures to detect gastrointestinal colonization with multidrug-resistant gram-negative bacteria
American Journal of Infection Control, 06/01/2012Snyder GM et al.
Surveillance cultures identified colonization with the same genetically related MDRGN species in 29 of 37 MDRGN clinical culture isolates (78%). There was a trend toward less antimicrobial exposure among patients with false–negative surveillance culture results (P = .06).
MDLinx connects healthcare professionals and patients to tomorrow's important medical news, while providing the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries with highly targeted interactive marketing, education, content, and medical research solutions.