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Multidrug-resistant and extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing uropathogens in children in Bhaktapur, Nepal

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Background
The emergence of multidrug-resistant (MDR) and extended-spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL)-producing uropathogens has complicated the treatment of urinary tract infections (UTI). Paediatric UTI is a common illness, which if not treated properly, may lead to acute and long-term complications, such as renal abscess, septicaemia, and renal scarring. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of MDR and ESBL-producing uropathogens among children.

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s41182-020-00251-6

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ORCID:
0000-0001-5279-2044
Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
Tropical Medicine and Health More from this journal
Volume:
48
Issue:
1
Publication date:
2020-08-03
Acceptance date:
2020-07-22
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EISSN:
1349-4147
ISSN:
1348-8945
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1131307
Local pid:
pubs:1131307
Deposit date:
2021-03-02

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