Yasser Awwade

Department of Clinical Pathology, Al-Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt


  • Research Article   
    Extended-Spectrum β Lactamase Producing Escherichia coli
    Author(s): Yasser Awwade40453*

    Background: The incidence of nosocomial infection caused by Extended Spectrum β Lactamase (ESBL) producing bacteria is increasing worldwide. Infections caused by Extended Spectrum β Lactamase (ESBL) producers have been associated with severe adverse clinical outcomes that have led to increased mortality, prolonged hospitalization, and rising medical costs. Aim: The main objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of Extended Spectrum β Lactamase (ESBL) production among nosocomial isolates of Escherichia coli (E. coli) and associated risk factors. Subject and methods: A nested case-control, hospital-based study was conducted for a period of 3 months from the 1st of September 2017 to the end of November 2017. Total 192 consecutive non-duplicate clinical isolates.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.31858/0975-8453.13.5.358-360

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