Antibiotic sensitivity of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia in a 5-year period and investigation of clonal outbreak with PFGE


Caliskan A., Cicek A. , Ejder N. , Karagoz A., KİRİŞÇİ O., KILIÇ S.

JOURNAL OF INFECTION IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES, vol.13, no.7, pp.634-639, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.3855/jidc.11171
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF INFECTION IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
  • Page Numbers: pp.634-639

Abstract

Introduction: Stenotrophomonas maltophilia, which is able to form a biofilm, has mostly been related to catheters when it is the agent in hospital infections; these infections generally present as bacteremia and pneumonia, which may progress with complications and result in death.