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Outbreak of resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections during a quarterly cycling antibiotic regimen.

Authors
  • Hedrick, Traci L
  • Schulman, Alison S
  • McElearney, Shannon T
  • Smith, Robert L
  • Swenson, Brian R
  • Evans, Heather L
  • Truwit, Jonathon D
  • Scheld, W Michael
  • Sawyer, Robert G
Type
Published Article
Journal
Surgical infections
Publication Date
Apr 01, 2008
Volume
9
Issue
2
Pages
139–152
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1089/sur.2006.102
PMID: 18426346
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

In this study, the cycling strategy was not definitively associated with beneficial changes in unit epidemiology and in fact may have contributed to an outbreak of multi-drug resistant P. aeruginosa.

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