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High prevalence of antimicrobial resistant gram negative colonization in hospitalized Cambodian infants

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Antimicrobial-resistant Gram negative infections are a significant cause of mortality in young infants. We aimed to determine characteristics of, and risk factors for, colonization and invasive infection caused by 3 generation cephalosporin (3GC) or carbapenem-resistant organisms in outborn infants admitted to a neonatal care unit (NU) in Cambodia.During the first year of operation, patients admitted to the Angkor Hospital for Children NU underwent rectal swabbing on admission and twice weekl...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1097/INF.0000000000001187

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
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Wellcome Trust-Mahidol University-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Programme
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Publisher:
Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins Publisher's website
Journal:
Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal Journal website
Pages:
1-1
Publication date:
2016-04-27
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1532-0987
ISSN:
0891-3668
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uuid:de2c7981-99bd-44f1-bc2c-ca559cdc5dc0
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619469
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pubs:619469

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