Enterobacteriaceae

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Related to Enterobacteriaceae infections: Enterobacter gergoviae

Enterobacteriaceae

[‚ent·ə·rō‚bak·tir·ē′ās·ē‚ē]
(microbiology)
A family of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic rods; cells are nonsporeforming and may be nonmotile or motile with peritrichous flagella; includes important human and plant pathogens.
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A snapshot of the global therapeutic scenario for Enterobacteriaceae Infections.
In conclusion, our findings suggest that the number of deaths attributable to carbapenem resistance is considerably high among persons with Enterobacteriaceae infections.
Table 2--Subgroup analysis of overall mortality with polymyxin-based therapy versus control antibiotics for treatment of carbapenem-producing Enterobacteriaceae and carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae infections in controlled studies.
In this case-control study, patient debility, age, coexisting conditions, and prior antimicrobial therapy were examined as risk factors associated with multidrug-resistant Enterobacteriaceae infections.
3) It has been recommended for treatment of Enterobacteriaceae infections as it has rapid penetration through the outer cell membrane and is stable against AmpC enzymes.
In France, [Beta]-lactamases and fluoroquinolones are the most frequently prescribed antibiotics in Enterobacteriaceae infections.