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Emergence of Extended-Spectrum β-Lactamase-Producing <i>Escherichia</i> <i>coli</i> in Community Hospitals throughout North Carolina: A Harbinger of a Wider Problem in the United States?

Joshua T. Freeman, Daniel J. Sexton and Deverick J. Anderson

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

Published on behalf of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Volume 49, issue 2, pages e30-e32
Published in print July 2009 | ISSN: 1058-4838
Published online July 2009 | e-ISSN: 1537-6591 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/600046
Emergence of Extended-Spectrum β-Lactamase-Producing Escherichia coli in Community Hospitals throughout North Carolina: A Harbinger of a Wider Problem in the United States?

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Community-onset urinary tract infections due to extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli have become increasingly common worldwide but have been considered to be uncommon infections in the United States. We report the emergence and subsequent rapid increase in the incidence of these infections in community hospitals throughout North Carolina since 2006.

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Subjects: Infectious Diseases ; Immunology ; Public Health and Epidemiology ; Microbiology

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