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Colonization with Enterobacteriaceae producing ESBLs in children attending pre-school childcare facilities in the Lao People's Democratic Republic.

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Objectives

Intestinal carriage constitutes an important reservoir of antimicrobial-resistant bacteria, with some of the highest rates reported from Asia. Antibiotic resistance has been little studied in Laos, where some antibiotics are available without restriction, but others such as carbapenems are not available.

Patients and methods

We collected stools from 397 healthy children in 12 randomly selected pre-school childcare facilities in and around Vientiane. Colo...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1093/jac/dkv021

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Wellcome Trust More from this funder
University of Oxford* More from this funder
National Institute of Health Research More from this funder
UK Clinical Research Collaboration - Modernising Medical Microbiology More from this funder
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
The Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy Journal website
Volume:
70
Issue:
6
Pages:
1893-1897
Publication date:
2015-06-05
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EISSN:
1460-2091
ISSN:
0305-7453
URN:
uuid:5802c1b3-3dce-4c40-a42f-06d51b18e9c2
Source identifiers:
507983
Local pid:
pubs:507983
Language:
English
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